Police have arrested a man named Khudiram Biswas (60) from Poradaha railway station in Mirpur, Kushtia with 51 ounces of gold.
Porada GRP police arrested him from Poradaha railway station around 6 pm.
The arrested Khudiram Biswas is the son of late Natram Biswas of Kadirpur area of Khoksa upazila of Kushtia.
According to the police, based on secret information in the evening, the police came to know that an illegal consignment of gold was coming to Poradaha railway station.
Khudiram Biswas was later searched by the police on suspicion and the gold was recovered from him.
Porada GRP Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Manjeer Ali confirmed the information and said the gold was in the shape of necklaces and earrings.
The arrested Khudiram Biswas came by train from Pangsha to Poradaha railway station for smuggling gold. A case has been filed against the six detainees at the GRP police station. He will be sent to jail through the court.
He also said that a gang had been smuggling gold in the area for a long time.