Bangladesh sees sharp rise in gold smuggling

Security staff at Dhaka's airport catch record number of people smuggling gold from India to avoid tax increases.

    A gold rush have been going on in Bangladesh with border patrols catching a record numbers of smugglers.

    Authorities say tax increases on imported gold from neighbouring India is behind the huge increase.

    Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Dhaka's international airport.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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