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12:02 PM, October 15, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:22 PM, October 15, 2020

160 gold bars recovered from Chattogram airport

Officials of Chattogram Customs House recovered 160 gold bars worth around Tk 11 crore at Shah Amanat International Airport this morning.

The gold bars were found abandoned on a passenger seat of a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, our Chattogram staff correspondent reports.

The flight, which was from Dubai, landed at 8:30am in the port city, said Musa Khan, assistant commissioner of the airport customs office.

The gold bars -- weighing around 18.71 kilograms -- were found hidden inside the seat, he said.

The bars would be deposited to the Bangladesh Bank exchequer and a case would be lodged under the customs act, he added.

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