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One arrested with 1.762 Kg gold at Ctg airport

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 24th January, 2023 11:16:51 PM
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One arrested with 1.762 Kg gold at Ctg airport

CHATTOGRAM: An airways passenger along with 1.762 kilograms of gold was arrested at Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport on Tuesday.

The arrestee was identified as Mohammad Ziaul Hoque, hailed from Companyganj upazila in Noakhali district.

Sources said Ziaul arrived at the airport from Dubai by a flight of Fly Dubai around 10.20am.

On information, a joint team of National Security Intelligence (NSI) and Airport Customs Intelligence recovered a vest, a full-pant and an underwear coated with gold from Ziaul’s procession.

Later, the coated gold were separated from the clothes and a total of 1.762 Kilograms of gold including two gold bars and 100 gram gold ornaments were recovered.      

Market price of the recovered gold would be around Tk 12784,090, said the sources.