150 gold bars seized at Chattogram airport

Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Published: 12:09, Feb 22,2021 | Updated: 02:08, Feb 23,2021


Authorities seized over 17 kilograms of gold from a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Monday.

Customs deputy commissioner Rokhsana Khatun said that the detectives recovered a total of 150 gold bars weighing 17 kilograms and 400 grams from flight BG128.

The flight from Abu Dhabi landed at 10:15am at the airport, said Wing Commander Forhad Hossain Khan, manager of the airport.

Customs intelligence and a government intelligence agency raided the aircraft and found the gold bars abandoned on a passenger seat and on AC panel of the flight, he said.

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