Two detained with 161 gold bars at Shahjalal Airport
25 February 2015, nirapad News: Customs intelligence officials recovered 161 gold bars weighing 18.7 kgs at Shahjalal International Airport in the capital and detained two people in this regard on Wednesday.
The victims were identified as Shamsuddin, a resident of Chandpur district, and Abu Sayeed, a resident of Chittagong district.
Director General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate Mainul Khan said Shamsuddin and Abu Sayeed arrived here from Dubai by a flight ‘EK582’ at about 8:30 am.
A team of Customs intelligence officials challenged the duo after landing at the airport and searched them.
Later, they recovered the 161 gold bars after searching the passengers’ bodies. The market value of the gold is Tk 9.35 crore.