DHAKA: Customs authorities detained two passengers along with 31 gold bars, weighing about 5 kg and 800 grams, worth of Tk 2.90 crore, at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday (February 9).
The detainees were identified as Keramot Ali, 58 and Lokman Hossain, 58.
Customs intelligences said that the duo came to Dhaka from Chittagong, carrying gold bars inside their blazers, shoes and mobile phone covers, on Thursday evening (February 8).
A case was filed with the airport police station and the due were sent to the police custody, said the intelligences.
BDST: 1224 HRS, FEB 9, 2018