Customs Intelligence authorities seized 22.99 lakh Saudi Riyals worth Tk 6 crore from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, officials said on Thursday.
Customs officials said a passenger identified as Mamun Khan was scheduled to go to Dubai by a flight of Emirates Airlines around 9:30 pm on Wednesday.
During scanning, the customs officials found the foreign currencies in his luggage and seized those.
However, no one was arrested as the owner of the luggage managed to flee leaving it behind.
The foreign currencies were deposited to the Custom House.