Youth held with gold worth Tk 2.40cr in Ctg

  |  Wednesday, November 24th, 2021 |  11:48 am

Customs intelligence officials seized 26 gold bars and other gold items weighing 4.1 kilogram from a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Shah Amanat International Airport in the city on Wednesday.

Customs officials arrested youth Mohammad Sohel, 27, at the airport upon his arrival from Dubai for allegedly attempting to smuggle the said gold worth about Taka 2.40 crore.

Acting on a tip-off customs team intercepted Sohel at the airport with gold items said Wing Commander Farhad Hossain Khan, manager of the airport.

Deputy Commissioner of Airport Customs, Shakil Khondoker said that the customs authority seized 26 gold bars, six molten gold leaf, three gold hunch, five bracelets and a gold necklace from his possession.