Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a man along with 15 gold bars, weighting 1.75kg, from Laxmidari border near Bhomra Land Port in Sadar upazila of Satkhira on Monday morning.
The arrestee is Hafizul Islam, 35, hailing from Bhomra village in the upazila.Tipped off, a team of BGB conducted a drive in the bordering area and arrested Hafizul around 7:00am, said Commanding officer of BGB-33 Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Al Mahmud. Later, BGB members recovered 1.75kg of gold from Hafizul’s possession.
He further said that Hafizul was handed over to Satkhira police station after filing a case in this connection.
The estimated value of the gold bars is Tk 1 crore.