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12:00 AM, November 24, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:36 AM, November 24, 2019

7kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

Customs officials yesterday seized over seven kgs of gold and detained a Biman Bangladesh Airlines employee, in two separate drives at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

On information, the officials recovered 40 gold bars weighing 4.6kg from under the seat of a Biman flight that landed from Dubai around 6:10am, said Sazzad Hossain, assistant commissioner of customs.

Customs officials detained Mehedi Hasan, an aircraft technical helper of Biman around 3:30pm, and found 22 gold bars wrapped in tape after searching his body, Sazzad said.

The total value of the gold is around Tk 3.6 crore, he added.

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