Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard arrested a smuggler along with a boarder pillar containing magnet from Baraitala area of Patharghata upazila in Barguna on Tuesday.
The arrestee was identified as Md Abul Kalam, 40, son of Nur Mia Boyati.Based on secret information, a team of Bangladesh Coast Guard, led by Station Commander of Patharghata station Lt Fahim Shahriar, conducted a drive in the area and arrested Kalam.
Later, they seized a magnetic boarder pillar from his possession.
The smuggler was handed over to police.
A case was filed with Patharghata Police Station.