Police recovered 4.1 kg heroin from the bank of Padma River at Hakimpur in Sadar upazila of Chapainawabganj district on Sunday night.
Idris Ali, the Officer-in-Charge (operation) of Sadar Police Station said, after being tipped off, a gang of Indian drug smugglers arrived here by a boat with a big consignment of heroin, a joint team of police and detective branch of police conducted a drive around 10:00pm.
Being chased by the law enforcers, the drug smugglers managed to flee the scene, said Police.
Later, police recovered 4.1 kg heroin worth Tk 41 million, he added.
A case has been filed in this connection, a news agency reported.