A preventive team of Dhaka Customs House arrested an employee of Biman Bangladesh Airlines along with 14 gold bars weighing around 1.624 kg from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday morning.
The arrestee is Abu Saleh Musa, a cleaner of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.
Tipped off, a preventive team of Dhaka Customs House challenged Abu Saleh at hanger gate at the airport around 5 am, said Assistant Commissioner (Customs) Sulaiman Saif..
At one stage, they recovered 14 gold bars consealed in his body and under the shoes and detained him.
Later, he was handed over to local police station.