200 gold bars seized in SE Bangladesh airport

DHAKA, – Customs officials at Bangladesh’s second largest airport in the seaport city of Chattogram on Monday morning seized 200 gold bars weighing over 23 kilograms, an official said.

The Customs Intelligence Department official who preferred to be unnamed told Xinhua that “We’ve found 200 gold bars abandoned at a toilet in flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.”
The flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines arrived in Chattogram, some 242 km southeast of capital Dhaka, from Dubai at about 6:00 a.m. local time.

According to the official, the gold bars worth about 100 million taka (around 1.43 million U.S. dollars). No one was arrested in connection with the seizure. Enditem

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