Five Bangladeshi nationals arrested in Nepal with 1.3 kg gold

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Kathmandu: Police have arrested five Bangladeshi nationals from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) when they were allegedly attempting to smuggle gold.

The law enforcement agency seized 1.3 kg gold from them during a security check.

The arrested are Tauhidul Tanbir,30, MD Yunus Ali, Sobhan Talukdar, 50, Jahidul Islam, 25, and 37-year-old MD Mirajul Islam.

The gold was seized during a security check while they were heading to Bangladesh through Dubai through an aircraft of Himalaya Airlines, police said.

TIA Security Police Office said that they have been handed over to TIA Customs Office for necessary action.