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Gold worth Tk 4.64cr seized at HSIA

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Customs detective officials recovered 80 gold bars weighing 9.28kg worth Tk 4.64 crore from a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early Thursday.
A team of customs officials raided the flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, BG-087, after it had landed at the airport from Kualalampur around 4:30 am, said customs inspector Ataul Islam.
The team, led by Deputy Commissioner (customs) Fahmida Mehzabin found the gold bars worth Tk 46.80 million wrapped in black scotch tape under a seat, the customs official said.  No one was arrested in this connection, he said.  
Acting on a tip-off, a raid was carried out, and the gold bars wrapped in tap were discovered under a seat of an aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines coming from Malaysia in the morning, quoting Fahmida Mehjabin, Deputy Commissioner of Dhaka Customs House. However, legal action has been  taken in this regard, she added.

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