Gold worth Tk 31.4m seized from a passenger at HSIA

Gold bars
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Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) recovered 28 gold bars and one coin from a passenger at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) on Friday night.

The passenger named M Masud Imam returned from Dubai by a flight of Emirates Airlines.

The CIID in a press release said a large coin made of gold and 28 bars were recovered from three moneybags as Masud Imam was frisked on a tip-off.

Market price of the gold recovered is Tk 31.4  million.

The CIID said legal action would be taken against the passenger.