Indian national held with cigarettes at Shahjalal airport

17 May,2017

Dhaka, May 17 (UNB) - Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) seized huge quantities of foreign cigarettes from an Indian citizen at Shahjalal International Airport early Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of CIID held the Indian national Abdur Rahim, 40, son of Mohammad Sikandar of Chennai, the capital of South Indian state Tamil Nadu, around 2:00pm, said Moinul Khan Director General of CIID.

The seized cigarettes of Eassy Light brand were concealed inside three large baggages, he said.

The market price of the cigarettes (made in Korea) would be approximately Tk 40 lakh, he added.

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