Man held with 130 gold bars

Staff Correspondent

17 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Customs officials arrested an alleged smuggler with 130 gold bars worth Tk 105 million at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Wednesday.

The detainee was identified as Lutfar Rahman Munshi, 53, of Mymensingh. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Dhaka Customs took position at various points of the airport from 11:00am.

They found the gold bars after searching the body of Lutfar who landed at the airport by an Emirates Airlines (Flight No.584) from Dubai.

Maruf Rahman Khan, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Customs House, said that a case was underway against the detainee.