Police arrested a man with 14 gold bars worth Tk 1.43 crore from in front of New Rail Station in Chattogram city last night.
The arrestee is Uttam Sen (35) of Patia upazila.
Tipped off, police set up a check-post in the area, said Mohammad Mohsin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.
Noticing suspicious movement of Uttam, police intercepted him and recovered the gold bars.
A case was filed in this connection.