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2 Japanese held with 12 kg of gold in Bangladesh airport

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2 Japanese held with 12 kg of gold in Bangladesh airport

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Payel Pasha, deputy director of Bangladeshi Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate, told Xinhua that acting on a tipoff, they detained the Japanese nationals with 30 gold bars worth 60 million taka (about 714,285 U.S. dollars).

He said that the Japanese men were arrested when crossing green channel at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport with the gold bars found hidden in their pant pockets.

According to the official, the Japanese nationals were handed over to the local police.

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