US-Bangla Airlines cabin crew Rabeya Sheikh Mousumi made a confessional statement before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court acknowledging the smuggling of 10 kilogram of gold bars.
The investigation officer (IO) of the case, Airport police station sub inspector Shafiqul Islam produced the accused before the court today. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain recorded the confessional statement and ordered to send her to jail.
Earlier on September 5, Mousumi was detained with the gold bars at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.
The IO pleaded for a 10-day remand before the court on Friday. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim granted 2-day remand for her.
Members of Airport Armed Police Battalion detained the cabin crew as she landed here from Muscat and was trying to board a vehicle after coming out of the airport through domestic terminal.
Airport Armed Police Battalion (AAPBn) additional superintendent of police (operations and media) Alamgir Hossain said that being tipped off, his men challenged Mousumi while she was boarding the vehicle.
"We brought her to our office and found a total 82 gold bars from her pocket and scotch taped to different parts of her body," Hossain added.
Later, a case was filed in this regard.