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Bangladesh customs seize 325 gold bars

Dhaka, May 12 (IANS) Customs officials in Bangladesh’s second largest airport in Chittagong city on Tuesday seized 325 gold bars weighing 38 kg, a Customs Intelligence Department official said.

“We’ve found 228 gold bars abandoned at a toilet in the Shah Amanat International Airport,” the official told Xinhua news agency.

Later in the day, 37 more bars were seized from a passenger shortly after he arrived in Chittagong from Dubai, the official added.

According to the official, the gold bars are worth about 162 million taka (around $2 million).

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