Coast Guard members seized 3,800 litres of stolen diesel from a Launch Ghat area of Matlab Uttar Upazila of Chandpur on Friday.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of coastguard conducted a drive at Mohanpur’s Dasani Launch Ghat area and seized the diesel stolen from two abandoned houses, Lieutenant Commander Khandaker Munif Taqi, media officer of Bangladesh Coast Guard Headquarters, said.
The estimated market value of the seized diesel is Tk 4,33,200, added the officer.
However, no one could be arrested in this connection.
The Coast Guard subsequently handed it over to Mohanpur Police Station.