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Three Malaysian nationals held with 45kg gold

Thereport24.com Correspondent, Dhaka:

Customs officials detained three Malaysian citizens man with 45 kilograms gold bars at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday.

The detainees are Hee Uei Kong, 38, Zuhari Bin Haroon, 41, and Md Azwoan Bin Saliheen, 21.

Riadul Islam, assistant commissioner of the airport customs, told thereport24.com the gold were found after officials searched the luggage of the trio, who flew to Dhaka by a flight of Malaysian Airlines (MH-0102) in the morning.

The detainees claimed they were carrying the gold from one place to another.

Legal actions would be taken against the Malaysian nationals, said the commissioner.

Ends/thereport24.com/HB/Oct 10, 2015