Bangladeshi held with gold at Kolkata airport

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Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national was held with gold worth over Rs.36 lakh at the city airport here, an official said on Tuesday.

Acting on intelligence inputs, officers of the Air Intelligence Unit intercepted Abdul Qayum, 33, upon his arrival from Kuala Lumpur late Monday night.

“Qayum, a Bangladeshi national, was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Kolkata. Twelve gold bars weighing 1.2 kg valued at Rs.36.72 lakh were found from his possession,” said a customs officer.

–IANS

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