Commander of Netrakona Battalion (31 BGB) Lt Col ASM Zakaria confirmed this information in a press release on Thursday evening.
The seized goods include 216 KGF-2 sarees, 53 mix masala sarees and 285 lehengas. The Caesar price of which is 29 lakh 26 thousand taka.
He also said that a team of 24 members led by captain Lt. Col. ASM Zakaria was patrolling the North Barmari border area around 12:30 on Thursday based on the information of Barmari BOP battalion of Sadar Union of Durgapur Upazila on the border.
Based on its own intelligence, the BGB patrol team seized a large quantity of ownerless Indian sarees and lehengas lying abandoned in an area called North Barmari inside Bangladesh, approximately 150 yards from border pillar 1163.
Later, the seized smuggled goods were deposited at the Netrakona District Customs Office.