Customs Intelligence today claimed to have recovered a total of 70 gold bars from a toilet of Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram.
The total weight of the gold bars is 8.166kg and its market price is estimated Tk 3.5 crore, our correspondent reports quoting Nurun Nahar Lily, assistant director of the Customs Intelligence.
The flight of Salam Airways flying from Mascot landed the airport around 12.45pm while the gold bars were recovered from a toilet of the airport around 2.00pm, she said.
The gold bars were kept in a black bag by wrapping with scotch-tap, Lily said.
Meanwhile, members of Boarder Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered 31 gold bars, weighing 4.668 Kgs, from an abandoned place in Baliadanga Bazar of Satkhira around 8:30am, Shariful Islam, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of BGB, told The Daily Star.
The market price of the gold is around Tk 2.80 crore, he said.