A failed actress among five others fraudsters were detained during a drive conducted by Dhaka Metropolitan Police's (DMP) Detective Branch (DB) in the capital’s Uttara area.
She was identified as Tania Akter alias Anny alias Nadee alias Sadia alias Dr Nawshin, resident of Gazipur.DB's Dhaka city (north) unit, in a drive, arrested these fraudsters on Sunday night.
The names of the other detainees are driver Kalam, Asif, Dularee alias Afsana and Rayhan.
DB recovered gold jewellery weighing around 6 bhoris, a cash of TK 1,50,000 and a Uber-registered private car during the drive.
This group of fraudsters has been thieving gold jewelry and money targeting rich people of different areas of the capital for past few months, DB sauces said.
Tania Akter confessed her crime during integration by DB officials at its headquarters and said, “I wanted to be an actress. But I was deceived by several people there. I have chosen theft as my means of money earning in one stage.”
This is not the first time for her to be arrested by police. She was arrested and rewarded 5-month and 3-month jail terms separately earlier, she added.Md Golam Saklayen, Additional Deputy Commissioner of DB's Dhaka city (north) unit, said, “Two incidents of jewelry and money thefts took place recently in Baridhara area. Two separate cases were filed with Bhatara police station. After this, DB officials with police started investigation to find the culprits. We become successful after intensive investigation and several drives”