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28 October, 2018 01:02:54 PM
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2 held for gold smuggling at Dhaka airport

Independent Online Desk
2 held for gold smuggling at Dhaka airport
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Customs officials arrested an Aviation Security Force (Avsec) member and a passenger from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday night for their involvement in gold smuggling.

The arresteeswere identified as Md Shariful Islam, hailing from Ghatail in Tangail district, and a member (card no: TC2017) of the security team and Md Yakub Miah, reports UNB.

Based on secret information, separate teams of Customs House, Customs Preventive Team and Customs officials took positions at different important points of the passenger terminal, said Customs House Deputy Commissioner Othello Chowdhury.

The team challenged passenger Md Yakub Miah while he was crossing green channel after getting down from a Saudi Airlines flight (SV-804) around 9 pm.

Later, the team found clues fromYakub's mobile phoneand started following Shariful.

Sensing danger, Shariful tried to flee away from the airport.

However, the team managed to catch him.

Later, the customs officials recovered five gold bars weighing 580 gram worth of TK 29 lakh hidden inside Md Yakub Miah's body.

KK

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