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Another passenger held with 5 gold bars at Benapole

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Staff  Reporter :
Customs Intelligence on Monday arrested a passenger at Benapole land port for carrying 5 gold bars inside his shoe before entering India.
Those gold bars weighing 1.25 Kilogram worth Tk 62 lakh were secretly hidden inside his shoes.
Acting on a tip-off, the Customs Intelligence checked the passenger and identified him as Selim Hawladar after he crossed the Customs and Immigration at Benapole land port.
He was arrested at 7.30 am at the port, said a press release
The arrested passenger is under investigation of Customs Intelligence while a case has been filed against him.  
Customs Intelligence seized 4.075 kilograms of gold from 3 different smugglers last week. The amount has been disposed in the Customs warehouse of the land port.

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