Two persons, including the health officer of Shah Amanat International Airport, have been arrested during four times of smuggling gold illegally brought to Chittagong. They were detained inside the airport around 10 am on Monday (January 29).
Assistant Director of Chittagong Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department (CIID) confirmed this matter. Abdul Matin Talukdar.
The arrested officer’s name is Dr. Sharif. However, the name of the other detained person is not known. He was a passenger of Air Arabia flight G-9526 from Sharjah at 9:30 am.
Assistant Director of CIID. Abdul Matin Talukder said that after the plane landed in the morning, the gold brought illegally by a passenger of that plane. Give to Sharif. He was the one doing the smuggling. Later he was scanned, the gold bars were found in the scan. Each bar weighed 116 grams.
He said, ‘It was a joint operation, Customs, CIID, Customs Intelligence, two other intelligence agencies were also involved. Apart from the health officer, the passenger has also been detained.