Foreign currency worth Tk 18 lakh seized at airport

Foreign currency worth Tk 18 lakh seized at airport

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Customs officials at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport seized foreign currencies worth around Tk 17.80 lakh and arrested one Bangkok bound passenger on Saturday night.
Deputy Commissioner (Customs) Ruhul Amin tsaid that the arrested passanger Anisur Rahman, 45, was scheduled to go to Bangkok by an aircraft of Bangkok Airlines at midnight.When he was entering departure hall through gate no-4, presence of foreign currencies were detected when his luggage was scanned at about 8:45 pm.
Searching the luggage, various foreign currencies, including 20,000 Saudi Riyal, 675,00 UAE Dirham and 1500 Qatar Riyal were found, DC (Customs) Ruhul Amin said.
Anisur Rahman will be handed over to Airport Thana police for legal action. – News Desk

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