Cigarette worth Tk 7.5 lakh seized at Chattogram airport

2021-08-31, 7:34pm Crime

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Customs Intelligence officials along with the members of National Security Intelligence (NSI) on Tuesday detained a man along with 252 cartons of foreign cigarettes.

Chattogram, Aug 31 :  Customs Intelligence officials along with the members of National Security Intelligence (NSI) on Tuesday detained a man along with 252 cartons of foreign cigarettes worth Tk 7.5 lakh from Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport.

The detainee is Anisul Islam, a resident of Lohagarah upazila.

Tipped off, a Customs  Intelligence team challenged Anisul, who came from Dubai by a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines in the morning, said director of the airport Wing Commander Farhad Hossain Khan.

Later, they seized 252 cartons of cigarettes from his luggage, reports UNB.