Published:  12:42 AM, 14 February 2020

32 gold bars seized at Dhaka airport

Airport Armed Police Battalion (APBn) detained an aircraft cleaner with 32 gold bars weighing 3.712 kg at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Thursday morning.

The detainee was identified as Jonathan Mukti Barikdar, 34. Additional Superintendent of Police (operations and media) of Airport Armed Police Md Alamgir Hossain Shimul said, "Jonathan was detained with 32 gold bars hidden in his shoes." "The Emirates flight EK582 arrived in Dhaka from Dubai at 7:55am today.

Then, Jonathan entered the plane after the passengers came down from the aircraft. When he came out of the plane, members of the Airport Armed Police searched him and found the gold bars," he added, reports BSS.

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