Gold has been the most sought gift of Dubai, people from all around the globe love to buy gold from Dubai. You often buy from the jewelry stores but what if you find the gold from plane toilet and that too of $1.9 million! That’s a huge amount.
Cleaners discovered 280 gold bars worth £1.17m ($1.9m) inside a toilet after landing on a flyDubai flight from the emirate to Bangladesh.
Armed police were called on board the plane when it landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, where the bullion was discovered during cleaning.
Custom officials said they knew the bars – weighing 32kg in total – were on board and believe the person trafficking them sensed there was a police presence and abandoned the gold before fleeing the scene, the newspaper said.
More than 100 hauls of gold weighing about 300kg and other precious items have reportedly been seized at the airport in the past eight months.
Now all those who were wondering why the gold prices are shooting up, would have got their answer: that’s because gold trafficking. Let’s hope that such attempts always become unsuccessful.
From Arabian Business