Customs recover gold bars from man’s stomach

Published: November 02, 2017 21:38:20 | Updated: November 09, 2017 23:51:42


Customs officials on Wednesday night recovered eight gold bars weighing 800 grams from a passenger’s stomach at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the city.

"We arrested a passenger named Abdullah Al Mamun and found 8 gold bars weighing 800 grams from his stomach at the airport around 10pm on Wednesday," said Assistant Commissioner (AC) of customs Mohammad Saidul Islam.

The estimated value of the seized gold is about Tk four million, he said, reports BSS.

Abdullah came to Dhaka by Malinda Airlines from Malaysia around 10pm on Wednesday.

The arrestee was handed over to the Bimanbandar Police Station on Thursday after filing a case to this end.

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