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10 kg gold seized at Sylhet airport

Published : Friday, 8 June, 2018 at 5:20 PM Count : 175

A man was arrested in passion of 60 gold bars weighing around 10kg from Sylhet Osmani International Airport on Friday morning.

A joint team of customs intelligence and armed police battalion (APBN) arrested Iqbal Hossain, 26, a resident Madhyam Kanchan area in Sajkani village in Chattogram, reports UNB.

Joynal Abedin, additional superintendent of APBN Sylhet-7, said that a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines BG-222 from Mascot of Oman landed at Sylhet 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.



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