Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Man detained with 11 gold bars at Sylhet airport

SYLHET: A Bangladeshi national has been detained with 11 gold bars worth Tk 80 lakh at Osmani International Airport in Sylhet on Friday morning.

The detainee has been identified as Md Ali Ahmed, 34, a resident of Ujan Meherpur Dorgarbazar in Gopalganj upazila of Sylhet. His flight from Dubai landed at the airport around 7am.

Md Al Amin, deputy commissioner of Customs at Osmani International Airport, said Ahmed was stopped for frisking as he was passing through the green channel.

“We found the gold bars hidden in a nebuliser kept in his bag. A case will be filed against the detainee,” he added.