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Bangladeshi held in Tripura for smuggling gold

IANS  |  Agartala 

A national was arrested here on Saturday on charge of gold worth Rs 45 lakh, police said.

"Abdul Kalam Azad, 35, had come on Saturday to Agartala from and tried to go to by a When Central troopers at the airport checked him, they seized 12 gold biscuits each weighing 108 gram from him," a said.

Police suspect the man was going to to sell the gold biscuits.

Bangladeshi youths have been arrested in in the past with gold while on way to or Guwahati.

shares a 856-km border with in Except for about 20 km, most of this 856-km border is fenced.



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First Published: Sat, February 17 2018. 21:42 IST