Customs arrests Biman staff over gold smuggling

Published: November 07, 2017 20:27:41 | Updated: November 08, 2017 10:15:29


Customs intelligence has arrested a security guard of Biman Bangladesh Airlines over alleged involvement in gold smuggling.

The Biman official, Zakaria and a passenger of flight BG 040 were caught at Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday evening, said Customs chief Moinul Khan.

Officials then seized the gold weighing 732 gram from them. The flight landed from Riyadh, said Khan.

Both of them were facing interrogation, he added.

According to a bdnews24.com report, Bangladesh Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate earlier detained a supervisor of Biman in possession of smuggled gold.

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