Around 50.433kg gold, 321kg silver, nine statues, 1,295,542 pieces of cosmetics, 55,947 sarees, 9,627 readymade garments, 53,757kg tea leaves, 165,405kg coal, 85 trucks, 60 private cars/microbuses, 80 pickup trucks, 368 CNG/battery run auto-rickshaws and 1,103 motorcycles were also seized.

The arms and ammunition seized included 44 pistols, 67 different types of guns, four revolvers, 35 magazines, 32 mortar shells and 250 rounds of bullets.

Legal actions were taken against 3,599 people for their involvement in smuggling.

Some 2,244 Bangladeshis and 86 Indian citizens were arrested for crossing the border illegally, BGB said.

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