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Indian woman held with 1800 grams cocaine at Dhaka airport

GreenWatch Desk Crime 2023-06-10, 2:52pm


Customs Intelligence arrested an Indian woman along with 1800 grams cocaine from Hazrat Shahjalala International Airport on Sunday.

The arrestee is Salome Lalramdahiri, hailing from Mizoram in India.

Najma Zabin, deputy director of Customs Intelligence investigation circle, said a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines landed at the airport from Doha around 1:18 am.

Tipped off, team of Customs Intelligence officials intercepted her while she was crossing the immigration point after detecting drugs in her luggage.

Later, a team of Narcotics Control Department joined them and seized the cocaine worth Tk 12 crore from her luggage, reports UNB.