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UAE returnee held with 2kg gold at Ctg airport

By :The Report Desk
Published : Jan 25, 2023 12:08:00 AM | National

A United Arab Emirates returnee was detained with two kilograms (KG) of gold at Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport in the port city of Chattogram on Tuesday, reports UNB.

Expatriate Md Ziaul Hoque is from Companyganj upazila in Noakhali.

Bashir Ahmed, director general at Chattogram Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate, confirmed the gold recovery and detention saying that a flight of Dubai Airlines FZ-563 landed at the airport in the morning.

Noticing suspicious movement of the expatriate, members of customs intelligence challenged him and searched his bags, he said.

The gold weighing around 2kg was recovered from his bag, the customs officer said, adding that legal actions were taken against him in this connection.