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20 gold bars found at Sylhet airport

  • Published at 01:46 pm April 23rd, 2019
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File photo of gold bars Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

No one has been detained in this regard

Twenty gold bars—worth Tk1.30 crore—have been found at Sylhet Osmani International Airport.

Customs officials found the gold bars on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight from Dubai around 8am on Tuesday.

Ahsan Ullah, deputy commissioner of Osmani International Airport Customs, said: "Our A team searched the aircraft and recovered 20 gold bars weighing 3.3kg, wrapped in scotch-tape. They were hidden underneath a seat.”

No one has been detained in this regard.