One held with 16 gold bars at airport

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DHAKA, July 18, 2020 (BSS) – Dhaka Custom House today detained one
person with 16 gold bars weighting 1.850 kilograms at Hazrat Shahjalal
International Airport (HSIA) here.

The detainee was Mohammad Jasim, a passenger of the flight of Saudi
Arabian Airlines (SV 3808) that landed at HSIA at 5.25 today.

The gold bars were found after searching his bag as he was trying to
leave the airport through the green channel area, Dhaka Customs House
Assistant Commissioner (preventive) Solaiman Hossain said.

The estimated cost of the gold is Taka 92.50 lakh, he added.