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11:45 AM, May 03, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:11 PM, May 03, 2016

Gold bars found in man’s rectum

Six bars of gold were recovered in a man’s rectum at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka last night.

Thirty two-year-old Nur Alam Khan, after some coaxing by custom officials, came up with the gold bars weighing 600g which he was carrying in his rectum, custom officials said.

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He came out of the toilet with the “smuggled gold” in three separate plastic bags, the officials said.

Nur arrived at the airport from Malaysia by OD162 flight at 12:30am, Moinul Khan, director general (DG) of Customs Intelligence, told The Daily Star this morning.

Customs officials also seized a gold chain weighing 100 grammes from him, he said.

In a primary interrogation, Khan said he smuggled the gold in exchange of Tk 30,000. The market price of the total seized gold is around Tk 30 lakhs, the official added.      

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