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Indian arrested in Dhaka with gold bars worth Rs 4.7 crore

Press Trust of India  |  Dhaka 

An Indian national has been arrested by the Bangladesh Custom officials at the Hazrat here for allegedly smuggling gold bars worth Tk 6.15 crore (Rs 4.7 crore), said a

arrived in from on a flight last Thursday, the Tribune reported.

On the basis of a tip-off, the preventive team followed the passenger and intercepted him at the green channel of the airport around 1 am, Customs House Deputy said.

On searching the body of Ahmed found 22 gold bars from his possession whose market value was Tk 6.15 crore (Rs 4.7 crore).

While the address and other personal details of Ayaz has not been revealed, he has been handed over to police for further action.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 16:50 IST