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One held with huge foreign currencies at Shahjalal

Armed Police Battalion (APBn) on Monday morning detained a man along with currencies of eight countries worth Tk 2.5 crore from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

Jahangir Gazi, 36, was detained right before boarding on a flight around 6:30am.

APBn Additional Superintendent (media) Md Ziaul Haque said Jahangir first denied carrying anything after being questioned by the law enforcers.

He was first searched and 50,000 Saudi Riyal were recovered from his possession.

Later, all of his belongings were scanned and the rest amount of the currencies were recovered, said Ziaul Haque.