Friday, April 27, 2018 | ePaper

Japanese nat'l held with 11kg gold at HSIA

  • Print
Staff Reporter  :
A Customs team recovered 11kg of gold from a Japanese citizen at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday noon.
The arrested man was identified as Kengo Shibata, Customs Official said.
Mohammad Sydul Islam, Assistant Commissioner of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department (CIID), said  "Acting on a tip-off, they arrested Kengo when he was crossing the green channel around 12:40pm. During the primary interrogation,
he [Kengo] refused that he was carrying the gold bars. But, the officials found 11 gold bars after scanning his body."
A total of 11 gold bars, each weighing 1kg, was seized from Kengo Shibata who arrived in Dhaka by a Regent Airways flight from Singapore on Saturday, the Customs Official said.
"The estimated price of the gold is Tk 5.5 crore, he said.
A case was filed with the Airport Police Station  in is connection.

More News For this Category

Ibn Sina Trust to sell off IBBL shares

Staff Reporter  :Ibn Sina Trust on Thursday announced sell off all the holdings in Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL).Currently, it is currently holding 2.24 percent of the total shares

S Arabia executes 48 in 2018, half on drug charges: HRW

AFP :Saudi Arabia has executed 48 people in the past four months, half on non-violent drug charges, Human Rights Watch said, urging the kingdom to improve its "notoriously unfair"

SUST official stabbed near campus

UNB, Sylhet :An official of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) sustained stab injuries in an attack by some miscreants at Dhamali Para near the campus on Wednesday.University

Taslima Nasrin sued Under Sec 57 :Exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin has been sued under Section 57 of the ICT Act over an article she wrote about rape.Md Mahbub Alam filed the case (No-

Pregnant woman among 3 killed in road crash

UNB, Rangpur :Three people, including a pregnant woman, were killed in a road crash at Paglapir in Sadar upazila on Thursday.The deceased were identified as Moni Begum, 25, Moni's

US warns migrant 'caravan' against trying to enter

AFP, Washington :The US has threatened to arrest around 100 Central American migrants if they try to sneak in from the US-Mexico border where they have gathered, prompting President

'Drug dealer' killed in gunfight

UNB, Munshiganj :An accused drug dealer was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Katakhali Haidrabad in the municipality area here early Thursday.The deceased was

Mother, daughter killed as house catches fire

UNB, Moulvibazar :A woman and her daughter were burnt to death and her son received burn injuries as the house they lived in caught fire at Bujbal village in

Trump's lawyer to plead 5th Amendment in Daniels case

BBC online  :Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has said he will invoke his constitutional right to remain silent in a civil case brought by adult film actress Stormy

One gets life term for acid attack on college girl

UNB, Dhaka :A court here on Thursday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment in a case filed for throwing acid on a college student in 2013.The court also