25kg gold seized at Shahjalal airport

Customs officials held a man with 25 kilograms of gold from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday night.

Assistant commissioner of Customs Intelligence Ehsanul Kabir said Jamil, the arrestee, came to Dhaka from Singapore around 10:30pm.

‘After landing at the airport, he sat on a wheelchair pretending that he is a disabled man,’ he said.

The custom officials searched Jamil for his suspicious activities at the customs hall and found a total of 200 pieces of gold bars which were concealed in his body, he said.