Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested five people, including Barek Sarker, a mastermind of a fraud gang, for embezzling crores of taka by cheating people on Saturday night.
The identities of the arrestees except Barek could not be known yet.RAB-4 arrested the frauds in separate drives from different areas in the capital.
ASP Mizanur Rahman, senior assistant director of RAB Legal and Media Wing said they arrested 22 members of the fraud gang conducting separate drives in various areas of the capital on March 2 but the gang leader Barek Sarker was beyond their reach.
Based on information, the RAB was able to arrest Barek with five others on Saturday night, he said.
Further details will be revealed at a press conference to be held at the RAB headquarters in Karwan Bazar later in the day, he added.