Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered 13 gold bars from shoes left by a smuggler who escaped arrest in Chuadanga.
Smuggler who left the gold bars is identified as Mikail Hossain, son of Azmat Ali of Fulbari village under Darshana police station.
Lt Col Shah Md Ishtiaq, commander of 6-BGB, said forces took strategic position near sub-pillar 113 of pillar 84 at the border. They chased motorcyclist Mikail Hossain who fled the spot leaving motorcycle and shoes filled with gold bars.
Estimated price of the gold bars measuring 1.515kg is Tk 1,08,00,400.