Customs officials yesterday seized 120 gold bars weighing 14 kilogrammes and worth around Tk 7 crore, from a toilet inside a US-Bangla aircraft at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.
Acting on a tip-off, the team raided flight no. BS-214 at 4:30pm and recovered the gold bars from a toilet, said Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate Director General Md Shahidul Islam.
The estimated value of the gold bars is around Tk 7 crore, he added.
Legal steps have been taken under the customs act in this regard, Shahidul said, adding, nobody was arrested in this connection.