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Gold bars worth Tk 6.5cr recovered in Shah Amanat

 Chattogram Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:48 PM, 18 October 2019   Updated: 07:08 PM, 18 October 2019

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Customs Intelligence officials detained a man along with 130 gold bars from Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Friday morning. The gold bars, weighing around 15kgs is worth Tk 6.5crore. 

The detainee was identified as Mohammad Joynal Abedin, hailing from Fatikchari upazila in Chattogram. 

Confirming the information, the airport manager Wing Commander Sarwar-E-Jahan said that Joynal landed at the airport on an Air Arabia flight from Sharjah of the United Arab Emirates around 8:10 am.

Tipped-off, customs officials challenged Abedin and conducted a search of his luggage and found 130 gold bars into a torchlight in his suitcase.  

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