Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have detained an alleged smuggler along with 10 gold bars from Putkhali border area of Benapole under Jessore on Monday morning.
The arrestee was identified as Babul Akhter, son of Ebadul Haque, resident of Putkhali village.
Nayek Subedar Abul Hossain, company commander of BGB Putkhali camp, said that on secret information a team of BGB conducted a drive in the area at around 8:00 am and held him.
Later, they recovered the gold bars, worth about TK 38 lakh, searching his body.
The detainee was handed over to Benapole Port Police Station, he added.
A case has been filed in this connection..