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Gold worth Tk4.68cr seized at Dhaka airport

  • Published at 02:43 pm May 17th, 2018
  • Last updated at 03:29 pm May 17th, 2018
Gold worth Tk4.68cr seized at Dhaka airport

No one was arrested in connection to the seizure

Customs officials recovered 80 gold bars weighing 9.28kgs from a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

Ataul Islam, inspector customs, said the flight landed at the airport from Kuala Lumpur around 4:30am on Thursday.

He said a team of customs officials, led by Deputy Commissioner (Customs) Fahmida Mehzabin, conducted a search operation and recovered the gold bars, worth Tk4.68 crore.

The gold bars were kept under a seat and were wrapped in black scotch tape, he added.

However, no one was arrested in connection to the seizure.