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Cleaner held with 32 gold bars at HSIA

February 14, 2020 00:00:00

The Armed Police Battalion (APBn) arrested a man with 32 gold bars, weighing 3.7kg from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the city on Thursday, reports UNB.

The arrestee was identified as Janathon Mukti Barikdar, 34, a cleaner of the airport and son of Sumongol Barikdar of Khalishpur in Khulna district.

Alamgir Hossain, additional superintendent of APBn, said a flight of 'Emirates Airlines EK-582' landed at the airport at around 7:55am from Dubai and Jonathon went to clean the plane after landing.

A team of APBn found the gold bars worth Tk 18.5 million hidden in the sole of his shoes. A case was filed in this connection.

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