20 gold bars seized at Sylhet airport

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Gold bars. File PhotoCustoms officials recovered gold from a Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane at Sylhet Osmani International Airport on Tuesday, reports UNB.

Flight BG-248 came from Dubai around 9:00am, said Ahsan Ullah, deputy commissioner of customs.

A team of customs raided the aircraft as part of their regular drive and recovered 20 gold bars weighing 3.320kg wrapped in scotch-tap and hidden beneath a seat, said the official.

No-one was arrested in this connection.

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