Customs intelligence captured a suspected gold smuggler with TK 50 lakh worth of gold bars from Benapole international check post on 9 October morning.
The suspect was arrested with ten bars of gold and was identified as Main Uddin (26). He is from Muradnagar upazila of Comilla district and his father`s name is Md Makbul Hossain, reports UNB.
The team of customs intelligence conducted the drive after receiving a tip-off from a source and arrested the suspect, says Abdus Sadek, the deputy commissioner of Benapole of Customs Intelligence.
After seizing him, they searched his body and rescued the pieces of gold bars. In the past seven days, the customs intelligence has arrested five smugglers with 25 pieces of gold bars.