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POST TIME: 12 September, 2019 00:00 00 AM
3 held with gold, contraband drugs
BSS, Dhaka

3 held with gold, contraband drugs

Three passengers have been arrested with gold bars and contraband drugs at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here. Dhaka Customs House Preventive Team arrested a passenger with 1.32 lakh pieces of contraband drugs, worth about Tk 50 lakh, in the green channel area yesterday morning, said Assistant Commissioner of Dhaka Custom House Sajjad Hossain.

The detained person was identified as Md Asad, a passenger of Dhaka-bound Saudi Airlines (SV-802) flight from Jeddah. Meanwhile, Dhaka Customs House Preventive Team also detained two passengers and recovered 10 gold bars from their possession in the green Channel area on Tuesday night.

The detainees are-- Jewel and Solaiman. The market value of the seized gold bars is around Tk 50 lakh, Sazzad Hossain said. Separate cases were filed in this regard.