Benapole Customs Intelligence officials have seized more $43,600 from two people, detained on Wednesday over smuggling of foreign currencies.
"We recovered the US dollars from the luggage of Kabir Hossain and Jamal Hossain Thursday morning," Customs Intelligence Assistant Commissioner Md Abdus Sadek told the Dhaka Tribune.
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“The money was kept in a hidden compartment in their luggage,” he added.
Earlier, Customs officials detained four people with foreign currencies worth Tk27 lakh while they were returning from India on Wednesday, April 19.
The amount of money seized on Wednesday was $21,000 and Rs805,500.