7 gold bars seized from passenger at Dhaka airport
Customs officials detained a man with seven gold bars – weighing around 1.216kg – at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka today (August 15, 2022).
Detainee Md Shah Alam, from Feni, arrived at Dhaka airport from UAE, Custom House Deputy Commissioner Md Riazul Islam told The Daily Star.
On information, the customs officials were alerted at the airport and challenged Shah Alam when he was crossing the green channel.
Later they searched his bag and found seven gold bars and other some gold ornaments. The estimated price of the gold is Tk 89 lakh.
The process of filing a case against him is underway.