Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested seven alleged international money launderers with two lakh 53 thousand four hundred US dollars, 70 thousand pounds and five thousand 90 rupees from a Dhaka-bound bus in Amarkhali area under Benapole Port Police Station on Saturday.
BGB said this is the largest shipment of US dollars in Benapole.
The arrestees are Billal Hossain, 28, Abdus Salam, 30, Iqbal Sarder, 27, Mirajul Islam, 22, Jahangir Alam, 44, Hossain Chowkidar, 33, and Yusuf Melakar, 34.
They hail from different areas in Shariatpur, said Salim Reza, commanding officer of BGB 49 Battalion.
The arrestees were later handed over to the police station, said the BGB official, adding that a case was filed in this connection.