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50 gold bars seized at Dhaka airport

  • Published at 02:37 pm October 30th, 2019
Gold Bar Hazrat Shahjalal
The ceased gold bars at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

Seized bars worth an estimated Tk3 crore

Customs officials have recovered 50 gold bars, weighing 5.8kg, from a flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

The gold bars were recovered on Wednesday.

Sazzad Hossain, assistant commissioner of Dhaka Customs House, said: " A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, BG 022, landed at the airport around 8:40am from Muscat.

"Acting on a tip-off, a preventive team of Customs House searched the flight and found the gold bars hidden beneath seat no 22C."

The seized bars are worth an estimated Tk3 crore.