Indian held with gold at Dhaka airport
04:09 PM, September 13, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:34 PM, September 13, 2017

Indian held with gold coins at Dhaka airport

Customs officials yesterday held an Indian citizen with 250 gold coins, weighing about 1.663 kilogrammes, at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

The detainee, Ramjan Ali, 47, hailed from Berakpur of Uttar Chabbis Parguna in West Bengal, said Mohammad Sydul Islam, assistant commissioner of customs house.

Customs officials detained him after he reached Dhaka airport from Chittagong on a Biman Bangladesh airlines flight, BG 028, Sydul Islam said.

The total price of the coins is around Tk 83.15 lakh, the official added.

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