A group of fraudsters is very active in the capital as they deceived the poor and homeless people taking money from them in the name of distributing the government’s relief.
To this effect, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested six frauds on charge of taking money from the people through cheating.
The fraudsters swindled money from the people in the southern Anandnagar area of Badda on Thursday in the name of providing them with the government’s relief.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of the Badda Police Station went to the spot and arrested six people in connection with the incident.
The arrestees are Mohammad Monir Hossain, 52, Kausar Ahmed, 23, Ramzan Hosain, 25, Sobhan Fakir, 29, Mohammad Sajib, 20, and Mohammad Jasim, 26.
Police also recovered Tk 11,500, a notebook containing list of 115 names, pictures and voter identity cards from them.
A case was filed in connection with the incident with the Badda Police Station and the suspects were also sent to a Dhaka court.