Through the incident, two alleged smugglers have been additionally detained, stated the customs home sources.
Customs Authority at present shaped a five-member investigation committee over the incident, M Fakhrul Alam, commissioner of customs home informed The Every day Star.
Customs officers hand over the 2 detainees– Monto Chandra Das and Masud Rana– to Bandar Police station. Officers additionally seized the personal automobile (Chatto Metro- Ga-12-1804) and a CNG-run auto rickshaw ( Chatto Metro- Tha-12-4112).
AKM Sultan Mahamud, deputy commissioner of customx informed The Every day Star, “A personal automobile with a sticker saying ‘PILOT DUTY of Ctg Port Authority’ was parked behind the customs home round 10:00pm yesterday. Noticing its suspicious motion, the on-duty Ansar members intercepted the motive force which is when he tried to flee the scene with the automobile however the Ansar males held him by closing the principle entrance. After looking the personal automobile, 219 beer cans and 21 bottles of various international liquors and a walkie talkie have been recovered.”
Customs home commissioner M Fakhrul Alam additionally stated, “The port authorities search each car earlier than it enters and exits the port.”
Omar Farook, Port sectary of CPA informed The Every day Star, “The car seized is just not a port car. Such automobiles with stickers are utilized by numerous port contractors and customers. Nevertheless, it’s being investigated whether or not the car got here out of the port or another place.”