Customs intelligence arrested a suspected gold smuggler along with 10 pieces of gold bars worth about TK 5.00 million from Benapole international check post in Jessore on Monday.
The arrestee was identified as Main Uddin, 26, son of Makbul Hossain of Muradnagor upazila in Comilla district, reports UNB.
Abdus Sadek, deputy commissioner of Benapole Customs Intelligence, said tipped-off a team of customs intelligence conducted a drive there and arrested the man.
After searching his body, they recovered 10 pieces of gold bars.
The seized gold bars were deposited to Benapole customs.
A case was filed in this connection.
The customs intelligence arrested five suspected gold smugglers along with 25 pieces of gold bars in the last seven days.