DINAJPUR: Police on Friday detained a smuggler with eight gold bars from Birampur at Hili border of the district.
The detainee was identified as Golzar Hossain, 50, son of Abdur Rahman of Basupara area of the upazila.
Later, eight gold bars were seized from under the wooden logs. During the interrogation, Golzar admitted that he possessed the gold bars.
Sumon Kumar Mahanta, Officer-in-Charge of Birampur Police Station, said legal processes are underway in this regard. Golzar will be produced before court on Saturday.
Earlier on Thursday, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested another smuggler along with four gold bars while trafficking those to India through Haripukur area of Hili border.