Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has recovered 11 pistols, 22 magazines and 50 rounds of ammunition
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested three arms dealers along with 11 pistols, 22 magazines and 50 rounds of ammunition at Raghunathpur border area in Benapole early on Saturday.
The arrestees were identified as Anarul, 34, Alamgir, 40 and Sajul Islam, 35, said Lt Col Selim Reza, commanding officer of 49-BGB in Jessore at a press briefing in the evening.
On a tip off, a team of BGB conducted a raid at the Ghiba border in Benapole early on Saturday arrested the trio and recovered the weapons which were being smuggled from India, he said.
“The trio have confessed to their involvement in arms trade during primary interrogation. They have been handed over to Benapole Port police station and a case has been filed against them.” Selim Reza added.