Contrabands worth Tk11 lakh seized in Khulna

Members of the Coast Guard seized different Indian smuggled goods worth about Tk 11 lakh from Rupsha Bridge area in the city on Saturday night.However, none was arrested in this connection.Operation officer of the Coast Guard (west zone) Lieutenant Commander Alauddin said on secret information, a team of the Coast Guard launched the drive in the area and intercepted a truck at about 8:00 pm.The truck driver and his helper, however, managed to flee the scene sensing the presence of the team.Later, they recovered 30 kilograms of cumin seeds, 125 saris, 130 three-pieces and 2,000 metres of cloth worth Tk11 lakh from the vehicle.The seized goods were deposited to the customs office. -UNB, Khulna