A Bangladeshi national was detained with a gold bar weighing 1.16 kg at Sylhet’s Osmani International Airport on Thursday morning, Customs officials said, UNB reports.
The detainee has been identified as Mainul Islam Shakil, a resident of Jaintapur upazila of Sylhet.
Md Al Amin, deputy commissioner of Customs at Osmani International Airport, said Mainul arrived from Dubai this morning and was stopped for frisking as he was passing through the green channel.
“We found the gold bar hidden in his bag. Legal steps are underway against the detainee,” said the official.