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8.12 kg gold bars seized from litter polythene of an aircraft

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 30th April, 2022 07:24:02 PM
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8.12 kg gold bars seized from litter polythene of an aircraft

Dhaka Customs House has recovered 60 gold bars weighing 8.12 kg from litter polythene of an aircraft at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday.

The gold was recovered from US-Bangla Airlines flight BS346 from Sharjah on Saturday. Two suspects have been arrested in the incident.

Customs officials said the preventive team of Dhaka Customs House stepped up surveillance on the basis of information provided by the National Security Intelligence (NSI) agency to curb smuggling at the airport.

Deputy Commissioner (Preventive) of Dhaka Customs House Md Sanwarul Kabir said a flight arrived in Dhaka from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the morning, adding that 60 gold bars were recovered from the litter polythene.

He said two suspects were arrested in the incident and necessary legal action was being taken in this regard.