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Man held with 20 gold bars at Chittagong airport

  • Published at 03:54 pm December 8th, 2019
Chittagong airport gold bars
Customs officials presents a man along with 20 gold bars in front of the media at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong on Sunday, December 8, 2019 UNB

Alam’s luggage was searched on the boarding lounge of the airport, to recover the gold bars

Customs officials have arrested a man along with 20 gold bars at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong.

The arrestee is Mohammad Ohidul Alam, reports UNB.

The airport's Assistant Manager Khairul Kabir said: "A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines from Dubai landed at the airport around 9am on Sunday.

"Acting on a tip-off, a team of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate searched Alam’s luggage on the boarding lounge of the airport and recovered the gold bars."