Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two suspected smugglers along with 26 gold bars worth Tk 16.7 million from Benapole check-post area on Friday.
The arrestees are Imran Hossian, 22, son of Ali Hossain and Billal Hossian, 25, son of Rezaul Islam, residents of Balunda village.
Tipped off, a patrol team of BGB conducted a drive in the area and arrested them around 10:00am, news agency UNB reported, citing BGB-49 commanding officer Lt Col Ariful Haq.
Later, they recovered 26 old bars, weighing 4.2 kilogram, searching their bodies.
The arrestees were handed over to Benapole Police station.
A case has been filed.