Police seized 10 gold bars weighing 1.16 kg from Shadipur border area of Benapole early Tuesday.
Kamal Hossain Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge of Benapole land port police station, said that upon receiving information that gold was being smuggled to India, a team of police conducted a drive along Shadipur border and found a person trying to cross the border.
The person left a packet and fled when police chased him, reports UNB.
Later, police found ten gold bars worth Tk 1 crore wrapped with white scotch tape, said the OC.
The seized gold will be deposited in the treasury department of Bangladesh Bank, added the officer.