5 held in Gopalganj for blackmailing traders

3 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

GOPALGANJ: Police in separate drives on Saturday night detained five people on charge of blackmailing traders and extorting money from them by taking their photo with women in compromising situation, reports UNB.

The arrestees are Kamrul Islam Molla, 50, Sohag Molla, 28, ofNilphavillage in Tungipara upazila, Roice Sikder, 34, of Manokdaha village of Sadar upazila, Md Saiful Islam Sikder, 50 of Nabinbagh, and Sayera Aziz Tithi, 18, daughter of Abdu Aziz of Gopinathpur village in Sadar upazila.

Mohammad Sanowar Hossain, additional superintendent of Gopalganj police (Sadar Circle) said the blackmailing gang used to lure traders of buying goods from them and invited them to Kamrul Islam’s house.