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Man held with 1kg of gold at Chittagong airport

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 4th August, 2022 10:21:22 AM
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Man held with 1kg of gold at Chittagong airport

Customs officials arrested a man along with one kilogramme of gold at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong on Thursday morning.

The detainee Mizanur Rahman, hailing from Lohagara upazila of Chattogram, was a passenger of a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of Customs Intelligence conducted a drive on the flight coming from Dubai in the morning and arrested Mizan with gold, liquor and cigarettes, according to Customs Intelligence Additional Deputy Director M Sultan Mahmud.

"The items were recovered after searching his body and bags" he said.

The estimated price of the gold is Tk1 crore.

"Mizanur is being questioned," the officer added.