Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Wednesday said they detained two people with 70 gold bars worth Tk6.52 crore from the Kaira border area in Benapole.
The detainees are Md Shafiqul Islam, 29, of Benapole and Md Hannan, 34, of Chandpur.
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Tipped off, a team of BGB-21 intercepted a car while it was trying to cross the border in the Panch Kaira Ambagan area this evening, Lieutenant Colonel Tanvir Rahman, commanding officer of BGB-21, said.
Later, the BGB men seized the gold bars from the car and detained the duo, he said. "Legal actions will be taken against the detainees."