Bangladesh Customs found 12.3kg gold bars stashed in toilet on Abu Dhabi flight

Bangladesh Customs is now on the hunt for the individual responsible for the smuggling of 12.3 kg of gold bars found stashed in the toilet of a plane that took off from Abu Dhabi.

Authorities, with the help of National Security Intelligence (NSI), recovered a total of 100 gold bars from an aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on March 11.

No one has claimed the gold bars, according to The Daily Star.

The Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG-128) took off from Abu Dhabi and landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at around 9:20 am, where Customs and Intelligence personnel discovered the gold.

The plane was reported to have made a brief stopover in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

The authorities are now investigating on the identity of the smugglers.