October 6, 2022, 11:01 pm

Passengers detained at Shahjalal Airport with gold worth Tk 93 lakh

  • Update Time : Friday, May 20, 2022
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Passengers detained at Shahjalal Airport with gold worth Tk 93 lakh
A passenger with more than 1 kg of gold has been detained at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka by the Preventive Team of the Custom House.
The market value of the seized gold is around Tk 93 lakh.

The passenger, who was returning to Sharjah from an Air Arabia flight, was detained around 5pm on Thursday.

The name of the detained passenger is Omar Farooq.

It is learned that while crossing the Green Channel, Omar Farooq’s luggage was scanned and he was taken to the archway. Scanning found gold inside his luggage. Later, in addition to recovering gold from the pocket of his pants, the luggage of the custom baggage counter was opened and 7 gold bars and 2 gold bars and 98 grams of gold ornaments were found from his worn pants.
Approximate weight of the recovered gold is 1.256 kg.
Its market value is about 93 lakh rupees.

According to the airport authorities, appropriate action has been taken under the Customs Act, including criminal cases against gold and passengers.

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