2kg gold seized at Dhaka’s Shahjalal International Airport

Airport customs has seized 2kg gold and detained a passenger at Dhaka’s Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday.

Staff Correspondentbdnews24.com
Published : 11 Feb 2015, 06:26 AM
Updated : 11 Feb 2015, 07:44 AM

‘Mintu’, 35 was detained around 8.30am when crossing the green signal, said Joint Commissioner Md Zia Uddin.

He had flown in from Kuala Lumpur by a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight Wednesday morning.

“The gold was melted and concealed inside a rice cooker”, said Zia.

The estimated market value of the confiscated gold is around Tk 10 million, he added.

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