A covered van carrying a large quantity of banned Indian drugs was seized by the customs IRM team at Benapole port Wednesday.
According to customs house sources, Deputy Commissioner (DC) SM Shamimur Rahman with IRM team after receiving a tip-off that a large consignment of banned drugs was being smuggled through Benapole port, raided the port and seized a large quantity of drugs in a covered van.
However, the driver and helper of the vehicle managed to escape.
Benapole customs house DC SM Shamimur Rahman, said a covered van with a large quantity of banned Indian medicines worth Tk 30 lakh was seized.
Operations were underway to nab main culprits of the smuggling gang, he said.