Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a man and recovered 10 gold bars worth Taka 5 million from his possession in Benapole border area of Jessore on Friday.
The arrested was identified as Monirul Islam,26, son of Sabur Ali of Putkhali village under Benapole port thana in Sharsha upazila of Jessore.
Commanding officer of 21 BGB Lieutenant Colonel Tariqul Hakim confirmed the media about the matter.
Sources said, BGB members conducted a drive in Putkhali Tankir area of Benapole around 4 pm based on secret information and seized 10 gold bars from the man after searching his body.
According to BSS, a case was filed with Benapole port police station in this connection.