Customs officials seized 1.142 kgs of gold worth Tk 70 lakh from a passenger at Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday.
Tipped off, a Preventive Team of Dhaka Customs house kept vigil at various points of the airport to prevent smuggling, said a press release, reports UNB.Aminul Islam, of Comilla district, arrived at the airport from Dubai around 03:30 am and when he while crossing the Green Channel the gold was detected through a scanner.
The gold was kept inside the motor of a juicer machine, a facial gun and a blender.
A case was filed after the passenger was handed over to police. Step will be taken for the seized gold under the customs act.