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4.64kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

Nasim : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2017-10-11 5:13:00 PM     ||     Updated: 2017-10-12 10:47:48 AM

Staff Correspondent: The preventive team of Dhaka Custom House has seized 4.64kg gold from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday.

The gold was seized from a flight of US Bangla Airlines after it arrived at the airport from Muscat around 7:00am in an abandoned condition.

Assistant Director of Dhaka Customs Office HM Ahsanul Kabir confirmed the matter to risingbd.com.

Acting on a tip-off, a preventive team of customs found the presence of metal objects inside two seats of the flight and recovered 2 bundles of gold worth Tk 2.32 crore, wrapped in scotch tape.

risingbd/Dhaka/Oct 11, 2017/M A Rahman/Nasim