Gold bars worth Tk 27m seized

Dhaka,  Tue,  19 September 2017
Published : 18 Jun 2017, 12:14:48

Customs seize over 5kg gold from passenger at Dhaka airport

Gold bars worth Tk 27m seized
Customs officials at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport have detained a passenger in possession of gold bars weighing over 5 kg.

As many as nine gold bars were found with 48-year-old Abdur Razzak, who landed Dhaka at 1:30am on Saturday on Malaysian Airlines flight, said Customs Assistant Commissioner HM Ahsan Kabir.

He said they have seized five gold bars weighing 1 kg each and four weighing 100 grams each, reports

The estimated market value of the confiscated gold is around Tk 27 million, said the customs officer.
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