10kg gold worth about Tk 7cr seized at Chattogram airport

Some 86 abandoned gold bars weighing 10 kilograms have been recovered from under a seat of Bangladesh Biman flight at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram.

Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) seized the gold bars on Saturday morning from a flight from Dubai.

Customs officials said the flight landed at the airport from Dubai at about 8:30am. The gold bars, wrapped with black scotchlite, were found under a seat during a search after the travelers got down from it.

The estimated value of the seized gold bars is about 7 crore.

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