39 gold bars seized at Shahjalal Airport

Sun Online Desk

31st March, 2021 02:05:18 printer

39 gold bars seized at Shahjalal Airport

Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) has recovered 39 gold bars, weighing 4.5kg from under the passenger seat of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft at Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday morning.

Flight BG048, coming from Abu Dhabi, landed at the airport at around 7:30am, said Tanvir Ahmmed, deputy director of the CIID.

He said on basis on secrete information, they searched the flight and recovered 39 gold bars from under three passenger seats of the plane.

However, no one was detained in connection with the incident, it added.