Printed on Mon Jul 04 2022 4:14:05 AM

Man held with 4 kg gold at Shah Amanat Airport

Staff Correspondent
National
About four kilograms of gold 34 bars and a chain weighing 100 grams were seized from a passenger at Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport. The seized gold has a market value of more than Tk 3 crore, according to customs detectives.

These were seized on Wednesday, June 1 morning from Saiful Islam, a passenger of Air Arabia Airlines from Sharjah.

AKM Sultan Mahmud, deputy director of the Chattogram Regional Office of Customs Detective, confirmed the matter.

He said the news came that a passenger from Sharjah was coming to Shah Amanat International Airport with a huge amount of gold hidden. Based on the information, the man was searched and 34 gold bars and a gold chain weighing 100 grams were seized from his body.

Saiful Islam was arrested along with the gold. The official also said that legal action would be taken against him.
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