The arrestee was identified as Lutfur Rahman Munshi, 53, of Mymensingh district.
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A flight of EK-584 landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Dubai around 11pm, said Deputy Commissioner (preventive) of Dhaka Customs House, Maruf Rahman Khan.
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A preventive team of Dhaka Customs House intercepted a passenger of the flight acting on a tip-off and recovered 130 gold bars, after frisking him.
The market value of the seized gold bars is Tk 10.50 crore.
Customs officials will file a case in this regard.
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