One held with foreign currency worth Tk 59 lakh at HSIA
DHAKA, August 30, 2023 (BSS) – The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate team members detained a Dubai-bound passenger for possessing Saudi rial, dirham and Omani Rial worth about taka 59 lakh at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) here on Tuesday evening.
The detainee Md Nurul Alam, 45, is the son of Samsul Haque of Belkuchi Thana in Sirajganj district.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department Sanjida Sharmin confirmed the matter to BSS saying that, “The detainee was being followed by our team on the basis of a secret information.
He was arrested from the internal terminal boarding bridge and we recovered the currencies after searching his luggage.”
He was later handed over to the Airport Thana Police after filing a criminal case against him, the DC added.