Armed Police Battalion (APBn) arrested a man and his son with six gold bars, weighing 600 grams, from no. 2 canopy of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday.
The arrested persons are identified as Billal Hossain, 70 and his son Shah Alam, 26.
APBn assistant commissioner (AC media) Tanjina Akter confirmed the matter.
She said that acting on tip off, the duo was detained with six gold bars, 100 gram each, and Tk 50,000 at the airport around 8:30am.
They had received the gold bars from an expatriate coming from Saudi Arab. It is suspected that they were waiting to receive more fold bars.
They are being interrogated in APBn office.
Legal action will be taken against them, the AC added.