Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained a young man along with seven gold bars from Katlamari area under Amla Sadarpur union of Mirpur upazila in Kushtia on Wednesday.
The detainee was identified as Ripon, 30, son of Khorshed Alam hailing from Mirzapur upazila of Tangail district.
On secret information, a BGB team stopped a Meherpur-bound bus of JR Paribahan and detained Ripon, said Md Rafiqul Alam, commanding officer of BGB Kushtia Battalion-47.
Later, the gold bars were recovered after searching his body, he said, reports UNB.
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