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15kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

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Customs intelligence seized 48 gold bars, weighing over 15 kilogrammes, at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early Saturday.

Customs intelligence seized 48 gold bars, weighing over 15 kilogrammes, at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early Saturday.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the Customs intelligence recovered the gold bars beside the gents’ washroom in the boarding bridge area of the airport around 1:30am.

Dr Shahidul Islam, director general of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID), confirmed the matter.  

The gold bars, which were wrapped in white scotch tape, were found inside a trashcan in nine packets, he said.

No one was detained in this connection, it said adding, that the approximate value of the gold bars could be around Tk 7.86 crore.

 

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