Customs officials seized 150 gold bars weighing 17 kgs from a flight at Shah Amanat International Airport here this morning.
Shah Amanat International Airport Manager Wing Commander Md. Noor-E-Alam said a flight “BG-128” of Bangladesh Biman Airlines from Abu Dhabi landed at the airport at around 10.20 am.
Being tipped off, a team of airport customs intelligence and National Security Intelligence (NSI) conducted a drive in the flight and seized the gold bars kept hidden under a seat, he added.
However none was arrested in this connection, the customs official said.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)