Customs officials arrested a man with 130 gold bars, weighing 15 kg, from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday night.
The arrestee was identified as Lutfur Rahman Munshi, 53, of Mymensingh district.A flight of EK-584 landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Dubai around 11pm, said Deputy Commissioner (preventive) of Dhaka Customs House, Maruf Rahman Khan.
A preventive team of Dhaka Customs House intercepted a passenger of the flight acting on a tip-off and recovered 130 gold bars, after frisking him.
The market value of the seized gold bars is Tk 10.50 crore.
Customs officials will file a case in this regard.