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Dhaka Tribune

2 held with 3.24kg gold at Dhaka airport

Update : 31 Mar 2015, 04:44 AM

Customs Intelligence officials have detained two people with 3.24kg gold in separate incidents at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital.

The arrestees are Mahmuda Hossain, 26, and Md Nurullah Nur, 45.

Both of the arrestees had arrived at the airport by a Kuala Lumpur flight early Tuesday.

Customs Intelligence Assistant Director Umme Nahida Akhter said: “Four gold bars, weighing 2.44kg, were recovered from Mahmuda's shoes around 1am.”

The four gold bars are worth Tk1.22 crore, the official said.

“Meanwhile, another team detained Nurullah with eights gold bars. The estimated price of the 800gm gold is Tk40 lakh,” she added.

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