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1.1 kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

28 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Customs officials seized 1.142 kgs of gold worth Tk 70 lakh from a passenger at Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday.

Tipped off, a Preventive Team of Dhaka Customs house kept vigil at various points of the airport to prevent smuggling, said a press release, reports UNB.

Aminul Islam, of Comilla district, arrived at the airport from Dubai around 03:30 am and when he while crossing the Green Channel the gold was detected through a scanner.

The gold was kept inside the motor of a juicer machine, a facial gun and a blender.

A case was filed after the passenger was handed over to police. Step will be taken for the seized gold under the customs act.