Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) and National Security Intelligence (NSI) have seized 80 gold bars from a security official at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram.
Belal Uddin, a Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) security staff, was arrested Saturday morning, Airport Manager Wing Commander M Farhad Hossain Khan told TBS.
He said, "We seized the gold bars from Belal who was carrying them inside a polythene bag. The bars, weighing around 9kg, are worth around Tk4 crore."
"The detainee will be soon handed over to the police. A case will be filed in this regard as well," the airport manager added.