Man held with 60 gold bars

Published : 08 Jun 2018, 16:30

Sahos Desk

A joint team of customs intelligence and armed police battalion (APBN) arrested a man along with 60 gold bars weighing around 10kg from Sylhet Osmani International  Airport on Friday morning.

The arrestee is Iqbal Hossain, 26, son of Sheikh Ahmed, a resident Madhyam Kanchan area in Sajkani village in Chattogram.

Joynal Abedin, additional superintendent of APBN Sylhet-7, said that a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines BG-222 from Mascot in Oman landed here around 10:05 am.

On suspicion, the team searched the luggage of Iqbal, a passenger of the flight, and recovered the gold bars worth Tk 3.86 crore.

Source: unb

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