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Man held with 60 gold bars at Dhaka airport

  • Published at 08:52 pm November 18th, 2020
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File photo of gold bars Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

The market value of the seized gold bars is Tk5.175 crore

A team of Dhaka Customs House on Tuesday arrested a man with 60 gold bars, weighing 6,900 kg, from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

The identity of the arrestee could not be known immediately.

Dhaka Customs House Deputy Commissioner (preventive) Maruf Rahman Khan said a flight EK-582 from Dubai landed around 8:20am at the airport. 

Acting on a tip-off, a preventive team of Customs House stopped the passenger and recovered the gold bars from his possession.

The market value of the seized gold bars is Tk5.175 crore.

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