Customs intelligence officials have arrested a Bangladeshi origin US citizen along with 59 gold bars, weighing 6.8 kg at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday morning.
The arrestee is identified as Shahnaz Chowdhury.
He said the detainee was interrogated and found to have brought the gold from the United States. However, she took transit in Dubai on his way to Dhaka.
He also said a process is underway to file a case against her in this regard.