Foreigner held with 27kg gold at Shahjalal International Airport
6 March 2015, Nirapad News: The members of the Armed Police Battalions (APBn) with the help of customs officials have arrested a foreign national with 27 kg gold, including 170 gold bars, worth about Taka 13.5 crore from the Green Channel area of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, police said.
Senior ASP Tanjila Akhter confirmed the incident to the press and said, “Being informed, they recovered total 170 gold bars and ornaments of eight kgs from Sonyoundnan(40), a South Korean citizen, after searching his bag at about 11 o’clock last night.”
He flew here by a flight (SQ-446) of Singapore Airlines at 10:30 pm last night and was arrested from Green Channel area, she said. A case was lodged with airport police station in this connection.