|Published : 14 Mar 2017, 10:08:28 | Updated : 14 Mar 2017, 10:09:02|
One held with 1.4 kg gold at Shahjalal Int’l Airport
Customs intelligence in a drive arrested a man along with 1.4 kilograms of gold worth Tk 6.1 million (61 lakh) at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) on Monday night.
The arrestee was identified as Tarun Kumar Sharma, 32, a resident of Bhola district, reports UNB.
Assistant Commissioner (Customs) Suman Chakma said Tarun came to Dhaka from Singapore by a Tiger Airlines plane and landed on the airport around 7:50pm.
Tipped off that Tarun was carrying gold, a team of the customs intelligence challenged him while he was crossing the green channel of the airport.
Later, the customs intelligence members searched him and found the consignment of gold concealed at a pedestal fan he was carrying.