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Gold seized at Shahjalal Int’l Airport in Dhaka

47Customs officials at Dhaka’s Shahjalal International Airport have detained a passenger carrying over two kilograms of gold bars on Monday.

The detained, Abdul Jalil,40, had arrived from Malaysia on a flight of United Airways, said Customs’ Joint Commissioner Sohel Rahman.

“On scanning his luggage, after he landed in Dhaka, we became suspicious. When we opened his luggage, we found the gold bars concealed in an automobile part.”

The gold weighing 2,275 grams is estimated to be worth Tk 7 million.