Couple held with 59,000 dirham at Ctg airport

Staff Correspondent

14th June, 2019 11:07:09 printer

CHATTOGRAM: A couple was arrested with 59,000 dirham worth around Tk 13 lakh at Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport on Friday.

They are Jahur Alam, 35, and his wife Sumi Akter, 30, of Hathazari upazila in the district.   

Sources said the couple was scheduled to fly to Sharjah of United Arab Emirates (UAE) by a flight of ‘Air Arabia’ from the airport around 9:30am.

The airport Security Officer Md Shahidul Islam told the daily sun that they detected presence of foreign currency in a hand-luggage of the passengers during scanning.

Later, the couple was arrested with the dirham kept tactfully in the luggage, he said.