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Gold worth Tk2.74cr seized at Dhaka airport

  • Published at 05:20 pm June 24th, 2018
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The gold seized from the passenger's shoes at the Dhaka airport Courtesy

A Chinese-born Malaysian man has been detained along with the seized gold

Customs officials have recovered 10 gold bars weighing around 5.49kg from a flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. 

They also detained a man from the OD 162 flight, coming from Malaysia, around 1am on Sunday.

The Chinese-born Malaysian man, Looi Koon Hong, 33, was detained while crossing the passenger's green channel. The gold bars were rescued from his shoes, a press release read. 

Dr Md Shahidul Islam, director general of Customs Intelligence & Investigation Directorate, said the estimated price of the gold is around Tk2.74 crore.


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