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46 gold bars found in airport toilet

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 28 April, 2022 12:00 AM
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Customs officials have seized 46 gold bars from a toilet of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the capital on Wednesday.

Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) Assistant Revenue Officer Shafiqul Islam said acting on a tip-off, a team of customs officials conducted a search inside one of the toilets of the airport at around 8:50am on Wednesday.

The gold bars were found wrapped with tape inside a trash bin, he added.

The market price of the total gold seized is estimated to be around Tk 3.75 crore.

However, none was arrested in this connection.