Gold worth Tk 95 lakh seized at Dhaka airport | The Daily Star
12:24 PM, September 18, 2015 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:24 PM, September 18, 2015

Gold worth Tk 95 lakh seized at Dhaka airport

Airport Armed Police Battalion (APBn) recovered 21 gold bars weighing two kilogrammes and detained two passengers at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early today.

The seized gold is worth Tk 95 lakh, said Tanjina Akter, assistant superintendent of APBn.

A team of APBn searched the belongings of Abu Yousuf Ali, 31, and Masud Mia, 38, who returned from Dubai by Air Asia, outside of the canopy around 2:00am and found the gold bars in their bags, she added.

A case was filed against them at the airport police station under the Special Power Act, 1974, she said.

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