Man held with 9kg gold bars at Shahjalal airport
Customs officials arrested a passenger along with nine gold bars weighing nine kilograms at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka yesterday night.
The arrestee was identified as Sirajul Islam, 41. He landed in Dhaka from Malaysia via Bangkok by a PG flight of Bangkok Airways.
On secret information, officials of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) challenged Sirajul while he was crossing green channel, said customs sources.
After a thorough search, the officials recovered nine gold bars weighing nine kilograms and a piece of gold weighing 278 gram worth Tk 4.60 crore.