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Man held with 14 gold bars, chains in Ctg airport

Man held with 14 gold bars, chains in Ctg airport

Customs officials detained a passenger of Biman Bangladesh Airlines with 14 bars and 77 chains of gold at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong this morning. The detainee was identified as Mohammad Rashid, 38, resident of Rangunia upazila in the district, reports our Chittagong correspondent. Rashid landed Chittagong in a flight coming in from Dubai...

Ex-Bollywood siren Mamta Kulkarni detained in Kenya

Ex-Bollywood siren Mamta Kulkarni detained in Kenya

Former actress Mamta Kulkarni was arrested along with her husband in Kenya in a joint operation between Drug Enforcement Agency and Mombasa Police, reports India Today quoting reports in social media platform Twitter. Kulkarni, who was a Bollywood siren in the Nineties, has resurfaced in news after after disappearing from the limelight more than...

One held with 9kg gold in Ctg airport

One held with 9kg gold in Ctg airport

Customs intelligence officials detained a person and seized 82 gold bars weighing 9.564 kilogrammes from his possession at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong today. The detainee Mohammad Hussain, 29, a resident of Anwara upazila in Chittagong, came here by a flight from Dubai that landed at the airport around 10.30am, reports our Chittagong...

Australia seal series

Australia seal series

Australia continued their dominance over Pakistan with a hard fought five-wicket win in the second day-night international, taking an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Pakistan blew an opening stand of 126 through openers Sarfraz Ahmed (65) and Ahmed Shahzad (61) and were bowled out for 215 in 49.3 overs with paceman Mitchell...

Mouthwatering latkan turns exportable

Mouthwatering latkan turns exportable

Burmese grape is now exported to different countries, much to the happiness of growers in the district that sees large-scale cultivation of the juicy nutritious fruit locally called latkan. Starting early 1990s, latkan cultivation has gained much popularity in the district in recent years, said officials of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE). The United Arab Emirates, Dubai and Saudi Arabia are some of the countries where latkan from Narsingdi is exported, said Subhas Chandra Gyain, agriculture extension officer of DAE in the district. A large number of marginal farmers mainly in the reddish lands of Shibpur, Raipura, Polash and Belabo upazilas of the district have been able to change their lot...

Gold smuggling ringleader held: DB

Gold smuggling ringleader held: DB

Detectives today claimed to have arrested the mastermind of a gold smuggling syndicate operating in Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, India and Bangladesh. The capture of nine persons, scheduled to fly for Malaysia Sunday evening, led to the arrest of the alleged mastermind, Nazrul Islam Liton, 33, at a house in Purana Paltan a day later,...

4 Bangladeshi workers killed in Dubai road crash

At least four Bangladeshi workers were killed and nine others injured when a minibus carrying migrant workers collided with a truck in Dubai of the United Arab Emirates yesterday morning. The horrific crash also killed 11 Indian workers. The deceased Bangladeshis are Md Badrul Hasan, son of Nabial Haque of Chittagong's Sitakunda, Alamgir, son of Badsha Mia of Chandpur's Matlab, Nazrul Islam, son of Kalimullah of Sylhet's Jaintapur and Masum Dali, son of Inu Dali of Chandpur Sadar. Of the nine injured,...

Gold bars worth Tk 46.8cr recovered at Dhaka airport

Gold bars worth Tk 46.8cr recovered at Dhaka airport

Customs intelligence officials recovered at least 936 gold bars worth about Tk 46.80 crore from a Biman flight that landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital this morning. Acting on a tip-off, the customs officials interrogated a civil aviation officer and later recovered the smuggled gold, Mostafizur Rahman, deputy director of Customs...

Man held with 3.2kg gold at Dhaka airport

Man held with 3.2kg gold at Dhaka airport

Customs Intelligence officials arrested a man in possession of 28 gold bars weighing 3.26 kilogrammes from an Emirates Airlines flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital this morning. The arrestee, Bahar (full name could not be known immediately), returned from Dubai by EK-582 around 8:30am, Mostafizur Rahman, deputy director of customs iIntelligence,...

53 gold bars seized at Ctg airport, 1 held

53 gold bars seized at Ctg airport, 1 held

Customs intelligence officials recovered 53 gold bars weighing 6.18 kilogrammes and detained a passenger of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong this morning. The seized gold would worth Tk 2.65 crore, Nahid Nawshad Mukul, assistant director of customs intelligence, told The Daily Star. The officials recovered the gold bars...

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