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Passenger held with 1kg gold at Chattogram airport

Senior Correspondent  |
Update: 2022-08-04 11:48:20
Passenger held with 1kg gold at Chattogram airport

A passenger was arrested along with one kilogramme of gold at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong on Thursday (August 4) morning.

The detainee Mizanur Rahman, hailing from Lohagara upazila of Chattogram, was a passenger of a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Customs Intelligence Additional Deputy Director Sultan Mahmud confirmed the matter.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of Customs Intelligence conducted a drive on the flight coming from Dubai in the morning and arrested Mizanur Rahman, he said. 

The items were recovered after searching his body and bags, he added.

The estimated price of the gold is Tk1 crore. 

"Mizanur is being interrogated," Sultan Mahmud added.

BDST: 1148 HRS, Aug 4, 2022

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