14kg gold seized at Dhaka airport | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, April 21, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:12 AM, April 21, 2019

14kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

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. 

Stay updated on the go with The Daily Star Android & iOS News App. Click here to download it for your device.

Grameenphone:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 22222

Robi:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2222


Banglalink:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2225

Leave your comments

Top News

Top News

Top