Airport Armed Police Battalion (APBn) arrested three men along with 14kg gold in paste at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Tuesday morning.
The arrestees are identified as Riazul Hasan, 46, Md Amin, 35, and Mokarram Khan, 33.They landed in a flight of Turkish Airlines which at the airport this morning.
Tipped off, the APBn members detained them and found the gold, in paste form from their possession while he was passing through the green channel of the airport around 5:30am.
Ziaul Haque, additional superintendent (Media) of Airport APBn, confirmed the matter.
The value of the gold is approximately Tk 8 crore, Ziaul added.
Process is underway to file a case in this regard, he said.