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Gold September 06, 2023 02:00:38 PM

DB to Probe Gold Theft from Dhaka Airport Vault

Paul Ploumis
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An FIR was lodged with Dhaka Airport Police Station on Sunday by Mohammad Sohrab Hossain, assistant customs officer of the preventive team of Dhaka Customs.

DB to Probe Gold Theft from Dhaka Airport Vault

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): The case filed over the theft of around 55.51 kilograms of gold from the vault of the customs godown at Dhaka Airport has been handed over to the Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police.

The case was handed over to the DB from Dhaka Airport Police Station for higher investigation, and several customs officials are being questioned over the theft.

Md Akram Hossain, deputy commissioner of DMP's Uttara Division, confirmed the matter to Jago News on Wednesday.

Quoting officials, BSS on Monday reported that around 55.51 kilograms of gold were stolen from the vault of the customs transit godown at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka.

An FIR was lodged with Dhaka Airport Police Station on Sunday by Mohammad Sohrab Hossain, assistant customs officer of the preventive team of Dhaka Customs.

According to the FIR, during patrolling on a regular basis, an airport official noticed the lock of a particular vault was broken, and informed his senior officials about this on Saturday.

On information, the joint commissioner along with other customs officials visited the spot and found a part of the tin-made vault cut with a sharp object.

The customs officials later found that around 55.51 kilograms of gold seized in different drives conducted from 2020-2023 were missing from the vault.

OC Azizul Haqu Miah of the police station confirmed the matter to BSS saying, "A case has been lodged in this regard and the police are currently interrogating a number of people, and investigating CCTV footage of the area."

Courtesy: www.jagonews24..com

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