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Customs detain one with eight gold bars at HSIA

June 03, 2019 00:00:00

Customs intelligence officials arrested on Sunday one with eight gold bars at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, reports BSS.

Director General of customs intelligence Dr Sahidul Islam confirmed it to the news agency.

He said the gold bars were found after searching the body of Selim KH. He landed at Dhaka from Kuala Lumpur by a flight of the Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG-087) at about 5:00 am.

Islam said the customs detectives started monitoring the passengers of flight BG-0087 after receiving a tip off that one of the passengers were carrying illegal gold.

The scanners found traces of the metals on Selim when he was searched.

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