Bangladeshi Duo Held for Trying to Smuggle Gold Worth Dh1 Million

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The Sharjah Police have warned expatriates against flouting norms to take out gold by illegal means.
The Sharjah Police have warned expatriates against flouting norms to take out gold by illegal means.

SHARJAH, Jan 13 — The Sharjah Police on Sunday arrested two Bangladeshis for trying to smuggle 55 gold biscuits amounting to over Dh1 million, Khaleej Times reported.

The total weight of the biscuits is 64.15kg, police said. The suspects M.M and M.A were arrested at Sharjah International Airport while trying to leave the country. The biscuits were hidden in milk powder tins.

During interrogation the suspects confessed that they were trying to smuggle the gold to avoid paying tax in their country. Based on their confession the police referred them to the Public Prosecution.

The police have once again warned expatriates residing in Sharjah to stop smuggling gold. They also urged residents to cooperate and inform the police on 999, 065632222 or by calling Najeed services on 800151, if they came across any untoward activity.

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