12. (1) Any officer of customs empowered in this behalf by a general or special order of the Government [or any officer of the Bangladesh Bureau of Anti-Corruption not below the rank of an Assistant Inspector or any officer of police] not below the rank of a Sub-Inspector may search any place and seize any passport or travel document from any person or arrest such person without warrant if a reasonable suspicion exists that he has committed any offence punishable under Article 11.
(2) The provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898
(Act V of 1898), relating to search and seizure and arrest shall, so far as may be, apply to search and seizure and arrest under this Article.
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