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.