Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Thursday claimed to have seized nine gold bars from near the Maheshpur border in Jhenaidah district.
A BGB-58 team at Benipur BOP conducted a drive in the Lichu Bagan area of Pipulbaria village, 100 yards from the zero line of India-Bangladesh border, on Wednesday night and seized the gold bars weighing 1.68kg.
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The market value of the seized gold bars is Tk 1.16 crore. The process of depositing the gold bars to the treasury office is underway, BGB said in a release.
A case will be filed at Maheshpur police station in this regard, it added.