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Woman carrying gold in rectum arrested at Dhaka airport

Published: February 22, 2020 11:43:03 | Updated: February 22, 2020 18:56:20


Woman carrying gold in rectum arrested at Dhaka airport

A woman carrying 14 gold bars weighing 1.37kg in her rectum was arrested at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on early Saturday.

Nilufer Yasmin, the arrestee, came to Dhaka on a flight of Thai Lion Air from Bangkok around midnight.

A team stopped her at the green channel acting on a tip-off, said assistant commissioner of Customs Sulaiman Saif, UNB reported.

During interrogation, she confessed that she was carrying gold bars in her rectum.

Later, the gold worth around Tk 7 million (70 lakh) were recovered and she was handed over to police.

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