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14kg of gold found inside US-Bangla plane’s toilet

  • Published at 11:30 pm April 20th, 2019
US Bangla
File photo of US Bangla aircraft Dhaka Tribune

120 gold bars were found inside the toilet sink

The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) has seized 14kg gold from the toilet of a US-Bangla Airlines plane.

CIID Deputy Director Payel Pasha said: “US-Bangla Airlines BS-214 flight from Bangkok landed at Dhaka airport from Bangkok around 4:30pm. We conducted a raid on the plane at 5pm and found 120 gold bars in the toilet sink. 

“They weighed a total of 14kg. While we could not arrest anyone, we will take legal actions about the matter.”