Man held with gold bars in Ctg airport

Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Published: 01:32, Oct 19,2019


Customs Intelligence seized 130 gold bars and arrested a man at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Friday.

The arrested was Mohammad Joynal Abedin, of Fatikchhari in Chattogram.

Chattogram intelligence house deputy director Babul Iqbal said Joynal got off an Air Arabia flight from Sharjah of United Arab Emirates at about 8:20am.

Tipped off, the customs officials stopped Joynal, conducted a search in his luggage and found 130 gold bars.

The gold bars, weighing about 15kg, were worth Tk 6.5 crore, Babul said.

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