Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have seized 80 gold bars weighing 9.28 kg from Kashipur-Shahzadpur border in Chougachha upazila of Jashore.
Tipped off, a team of BGB conducted a drive near the border on Saturday (November 19) evening noticing suspicious movement of two Bangladeshi farmers, said Lt Col Shahed Minhaj Siddiqui, commanding officer of BGB-49 battalion, reports UNB.
The farmers fled the scene when BGB men challenged them.The law enforcers later noticed two more farmers’ roaming near the border at that time.
Later, they found 80 gold bars worth Tk 8.32 crore in four large bundles wrapped with adhesive tape in a pepper field there, said the Commander.
The seized gold bars will be deposited in the government treasury through necessary legal action.