Customs Intelligence officials detained a cabin crew alongwith four gold bars and some ornaments at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early Saturday.
The arrested man is identified as--Aslam Omar Belim, 45, who came to Dhaka from Kuwait by a flight of 'KU-283' at about 5:30 am.
Director General of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate Moinul Khan said, on secret information, the customs officials challenged Belim when he was passing through the green channel.
They recovered four gold bars and some ornaments after searching his body.
The market value of the gold is Tk25 lakh.