4.6kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

25 September, 2017 12:00 AM printer

Customs officials recovered 40 gold bars weighing 4.6 kg from a flight of US Bangla Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday, reports UNB. 

Director General of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) Moinul Khan said a customs team conducted a raid on the aircraft, which landed at the airport from Kolkata, around 2:30pm and recovered a black packet wrapped in scotch tape in an abandoned condition beneath a seat.

Later, 40 gold bars worth Tk 2.50 crore were found opening the packet.