2.56 kg gold worth Tk 1.25cr seized at Dhaka airport; 1 arrested
17 August 2015, Nirapad News: Customs officials arrested a man alongwith 22 gold bars weighing 2.56 kg at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Sunday night.
The arrested man is identified as–M Iqbal, 35, who came to Dhaka from Chittagong through a Regent Bankok flight.
Joint Commissioner (Customs) SM Shohel Rahman said, on secret information, a team of Customs officials challenged Iqbal while he was passing the domestic terminal of the airport and recovered 22 gold bars concealed inside his shoes around 11:25pm.
The current value of the gold bars is worth Tk 1.25 crore.