Benapole: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a young man in possession of cobra venom worth Tk 100 crore in Amrakhali area here on Friday night.
BGB also seized a private car from the possessio0n of the arrestee identified as Mohammad Milon Kazi, 28, son of Akbar Kazi of Kathmari village under Benapole port thana.
Acting on secret information, a team of BGB-26 intercepted a Jessore-bound private car around 9.00 pm and recovered 12 pounds and two ounces of the snake venom, kept in seven jars, from the backside of the vehicle, said commanding officer of BGB-26 Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Jahangir Hossain, adding value of the seized venom would be Tk 100 crore.
The BGB men also arrested Milon for carrying the venom and seized the car.
Later he was handed over to Benapole Port Police Station.
A case was filed in this connection.
Youth held with cobra venom worth Tk100 cr