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80 gold bars seized from Biman flight in city

UNB     21st March, 2018 10:19:08 printer

80 gold bars seized from Biman flight in city

Customs officials on Wednesday seized 80 gold bars weighing 9.28 kilogrammes from the toilet of a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.


The gold bars were found at 11am from flight BG 248, which landed at the airport from Dubai around 9am, said Md Saidul Islam, assistant commissioner (Preventive) of Customs House.

 

Acting on a tip-off, a team of customs spotted the gold bars left abandoned inside a toilet of the aircraft during a drive, he added.

 

The market price of the seized gold is around Tk 4.64 crore, he said.

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