Customs officials say the seized gold has an estimated market price of Tk 5 crore.
Members of Customs’ Preventive Team stopped Sarowar Uddin, a resident of Chattogram, who flew in from Muscat on flight BS 322 in the morning.
Also read: Two held for gold smuggling at Dhaka airport
Sixty-two gold bars and 98g gold ornaments, weighing 7.290kg, were seized from him.
Legal actions will be taken against him, customs officials said.