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12kg gold bars worth 8C seized at Dhaka airport

  • Published at 09:25 pm October 25th, 2021
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File photo of gold bars Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

The bars were found in three packets hidden in a plane’s cargo hold

Customs officials on Monday seized 104 gold bars worth some Tk8.44 crore from an aircraft at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

According to a press release of the Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation, a team of customs officials, tipped off, searched the cargo hold of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight from Dubai around 9:15am.

Later, the officials found the 104 gold bars weighing 12 kg in three packets hidden in the cargo hold of the aircraft.


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The gold bars were being smuggled to avoid duty fees.

However, no one was identified, according to customs intelligence sources.

Procedure was underway to start a case in this regard, said the release.

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