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Man arrested with gold worth Tk 5 crore at Dhaka airport

A man was arrested with 7.290kg smuggled gold at the Hazrat Shajalal International Airport on Friday.

Customs officials say the seized gold has an estimated market price of Tk 5 crore.

Members of Customs’ Preventive Team stopped Sarowar Uddin, a resident of Chattogram, who flew in from Muscat on flight BS 322 in the morning.

Sixty-two gold bars and 98g gold ornaments, weighing 7.290kg, were seized from him.

Legal actions will be taken against him, customs officials said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh