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Two held with 2.30 lakh USD at Dhaka airport

Two persons, including a Turkish national, have been detained at Shahjalal International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle out 2.30 lakh US dollars, Customs officials said Thursday.

Tipped off, a Customs team detained 42-year-old Turkish national, identified as Mehmet Remzi Calik, as he was passing through boarding bridge No 10 around 10.30pm on Wednesday.

Two persons, including a Turkish national, have been detained at Shahjalal International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle out 2.30 lakh US dollars, Customs officials said Thursday.

Tipped off, a Customs team detained 42-year-old Turkish national, identified as Mehmet Remzi Calik, as he was passing through boarding bridge No 10 around 10.30pm on Wednesday.

Complaints were lodged against the detainees with the Airport Police. "They have also been handed over to the cops," an official said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh