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Eight gold bars recovered from passenger’s stomach at Chattogram airport

| Updated: January 15, 2020 12:25:02


Photo: UNB Photo: UNB

Customs officials recovered eight gold bars weighing 0.933kg from a passenger’s stomach at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Monday night.

Tipped off, members of National Security Intelligence (NSI) challenged Mohammad Morshed, hailing from Raujan, when he arrived at the airport by a flight (BG-087) of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, said Riadul Islam, deputy commissioner, Chattogram Airport Customs.

After recovering the gold bars worth around Tk 5 million (50 lakh), Morshed was handed over to police, UNB reported citing Riadul.

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