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18.1kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

Monday 07 December, 2015 12:00:00 am

18.1kg gold seized at Dhaka airport
Dhaka, Dec 7 (UNB) – Members of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate seized 160 gold bars weighing 18.1 kg from a flight of Malaysian Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Monday night.

 

Airport sources said the flight landed at the airport around 8:56pm.

 

A team of the directorate launched a search at the aircraft after its passengers got down from it.

 

After the search that continued for around 1 hour, the gold bars were found hidden under a seat of the aircraft.