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Dhaka- Members of Detective Branch of police arrested three suspected smugglers along with 9.33 kilograms of gold from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport area in the city on Wednesday night.The arrestees are-Md Faruque Ahmed, Meer Hossain and Md Shahin.Tipped off, a team of Detective Branch (North Division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police conducted a drive in the area and arrested the trio along with a car and the gold, said Deputy Commissioner (DB-North) Sheikh Nazmul Alam.Briefing reporters at DMP media Centre on Thursday, Nazmul said being tipped off that a gold consignment would be taken out from the airport by a private car on Wednesday detectives took position near the airport.They stopped a car when it was leaving the area and recovered 80 gold bars worth around Tk 4 crore and detained the three people, he said.During preliminary interrogation, they revealed that the gold consignment was brought from Dubai by an aircraft of Regent airways, he said.UNB news agency

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