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Employees of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and a foreigner gets indicted in largest gold scam in Bangladesh

Mar 9, 2017 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

Detectives pressed charges against 18 people including eight employees of Biman Bangladesh Airlines in a case filed over the country`s biggest ever haul of smuggled gold in 2013.

On July 24 that year, customs officials of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital seized 1,064 gold bars weighing around 124kgs that had been left abandoned in the luggage chamber of a Biman flight.

After the recovery, the National Board of Revenue formed a probe committee to identify the smug

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