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Foreign currency of TK 1.65 seized at Shahjalal airport

Sumel Sarker

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Foreign currency of TK 1.65 seized at Shahjalal airport

17 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News:A huge quantity of foreign currencies including Saudi Riyal, US dollar and Euro equivalent to Taka 1.65 crore was seized from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

“We seized around 6.5 lakhs Saudi Riyal, 47,000 United Arab Emirates Dirham, 3,000 US dollar and 10,900 Euro equivalent to Taka 1,64, 35000, from export cargo village area of the airport around 8.45am,” assistant commissioner Kazi Raihanuzzaman of customs told BSS.

The currencies concealed in a consignment of vegetables were being smuggled out to Singapore, he also said.

A criminal case was filed with Bimanbandar Police Station along with one divisional case, he added.

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