Chuadanga: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Tuesday arrested two individuals along with 23 gold bars, weighing 5.19 kg from Uthali in Jibannagar upazila of Chuadanga district.
The arrestees were identified as Pintu Biswas, 50, and Sias Hossain of Damurhuda upazila.
Tipped off, a team of BGB-58 conducted a drive in the area and challenged a human hauler carrying the arrested duo, said commanding officer of BGB-58 Masud Pervez Rana.
Later, they arrested them along with the gold bars worth Tk 4.90 crore.
The gold bars were to be smuggled to India after dodging tax, he said.
A case was filed with Jibannagar Police Station and seized gold bars were deposited to the Chuadanga treasury office.