Man held with 15kg gold at Dhaka Airport

Customs officials arrested a man with 130 gold bars, weighing 15 kg, from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday night.

The arrestee was identified as Lutfur Rahman Munshi, 53, of Mymensingh district.

A flight of EK-584 landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Dubai around 11pm, said Deputy Commissioner (preventive) of Dhaka Customs House, Maruf Rahman Khan.

A preventive team of Dhaka Customs House intercepted a passenger of the flight acting on a tip-off and recovered 130 gold bars, after frisking him.

The market value of the seized gold bars is Tk 10.50 crore.

Customs officials will file a case in this regard.

Source: United News of Bangladesh