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Gold worth Tk 4.23cr seized

One held at Shahjalal Int’l Airport

WT24 Desk

A preventive team of Dhaka Customs House detained a person along with 8.50 kg gold worth around Tk 4.23 crore at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Agencies report.

The detainee was identified as Himel Khan.

According to a press release issued on Tuesday (Dec 03), Himel landed at the airport by a flight of Emirates Airlines IK-584 came from Dubai at 11:45 pm.

Sajjad Hossain, assistant commissioner of Customs,  said on secrete information, a preventive team of Dhaka Customs  took position at the key points of the airport at a time when Himel was about to leave the green channel, customs officials challenged him for his suspicious movement and recovered huge amount of gold from his bag after searching it.

Himel Hossain was handed over to airport police, he added

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