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Officials seize 2.136kg gold from Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport
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Officials seize 2.136kg gold from Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 18 Sep 2019, 10:48 am

Dhaka, Sept 18 (IBNS): Customs Intelligence officials have seized 2.136kg gold and gold ornaments from seven passengers during separate operations in Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA).

The seized gold and ornaments are worth Tk1 crore, media reports said.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the Customs Intelligence recovered the gold and ornaments of gold after conducting body searches of seven passengers and also searching their luggage, at the airport on Tuesday night, reported Dhaka Tribune.

Customs officials recovered around 968 grams of gold from Momtaz Begum and Ayesha Begum, two passengers from Kolkata, confirmed Assistant Commissioner of Dhaka Customs House Sajjad Hossen, reported the newspaper.