Members of Aviation Security (Avsec) detained a man with a large amount of Saudi riyals at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport yesterday.
Group Captain AHM Touhid-Ul Ahsan, executive director of the airport, confirmed the matter told The Daily Star.
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The Saudi currency was found inside a consignment meant for export to Singapore during a security screening at the cargo village of the airport around 8:20pm yesterday, said the executive director.
Later, Avsec member Gazi Kaium detained the man, Md Hasan Ali, along with the Saudi riyals, added Touhid-Ul Ahsan.