POST TIME: 5 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Medicine worth Tk 1.6cr seized at Dhaka airport

Medicine worth Tk 1.6cr seized at Dhaka airport

Members of Customs intelligence seized a huge quantity of restricted and illegally imported medicine from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday afternoon, reports UNB. The medicine, worth Tk 1.6 crore, was found in a Hajj flight that came in from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia around 5:00 pm, said Dr Shahidul Islam, director general of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID). Acting on a tip-off, a team of CIID remained alert in the airport premises, he said.

After arrival of the flight (SV 808), the team started searching luggage and found the illegal medicine inside eight luggage. The seized medicines are Albumininj50ml, Lantussolostaring, Neoral 100mg, Levemir 100ml, Anxate Flumazelcap, Rhophylac 300mg,Victroza6mg, Euthrox 50 mg tablet, Cipralex10 mg, Lepra Levetiractam500 mg, Mimpara, Novorapid 100uml, Cellcept 500 mg, One Alpha 25 mgand Salazopyrin 500ml.