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2.5 kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

Published : Saturday, 15 September, 2018 at 12:00 AM  Count : 116

Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) seized 25 gold bars weighing around 2.5 kg from the cargo section of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Thursday night.
Officials of the CIID had information that a gold consignment was brought from Singapore by a flight of Singapore Airlines around 10:40 pm and it was kept hidden inside a carton at the cargo section of the airport, said CIID Director General Dr Shahidul Islam.
Based on the information, a CIID team identified one suspected carton and brought it to the baggage belt area and then recovered 25 gold bars from the carton in the presence of other agencies, he said.    -UNB

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