Update March 13, 2016

Dhaka 12-55 am, 19-January, 2021

Youth held with cigarettes at Shahjalal Int’l Airport

Sumel Sarker

Airport

Youth held with cigarettes at Shahjalal Int’l Airport

13 March 2016, Nirapad News: Members of Customs Intelligence with the help of Armed Police Battalions (APBn) today arrested a youth with 245 cartons of foreign cigarettes worth about Taka five lakhs at Hazrat Shahjalal (R) International Airport.

Alamgir Hossain Shimul, a senior assistant superintendent of police (ASP) of APBN, told that they seized foreign cigarettes from a passenger Mohammad Arif, 35, who landed here from Doha by a flight (QR-636) of Qatar Airways this morning.

The illegal imported cigarettes are 195 cartons of Esse and 50 others of Benison brand.

A process of filing case with Airport police station under Special Power Act-1972 in underway, the police officer added.

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