Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard seized a truckload of steel wire rope worth about Tk 26 lakh from Banglabazar area of the port city of Chittagong on Monday noon.
Acting on a tip-off, an operation team from Coast Guard East Zone conducted a drive at the truck in the area under Sadarghat Police Station at about 12:30 pm, said sources at the Coast Guard Headquarters.
During the drive, the coastguards recovered four metric tons of steel cable from the truck.
However, the truck driver and his helper managed to flee the scene sensing the presence of the law enforcers.
Truckload of steel cable seized in Ctg