Fake travel agency busted in city

Staff Correspondent

6 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Law enforcers on Wednesday arrested nine members of a fake travel agency on charges of fraudulence from the city’s Nikunja area.

They took money from people by making fake documents and smart IDs, Md Enamul Kabir, special superintendent of police for Criminal Investigation Department (CID), said at a press conference in the city.

The arrestees are Md Shariful Islam alias Sajib, 38, Md Golam Mostafa alias Kamal, 50, Md Mokhlesur Rahman, 40, Md Asadul Haque, 38, Md Altaf Hosen alias Rajib, 38, Md Asduzzaman alias Babu alias Aziz, 29, Md Jahangir Alam, 32, Md Abdul Kader Sarkar alias Nurunnobi alias Ratan, 40, and Md Abul Kalam Azad alias Hasan alias Bullet, 43.

Police also seized fake passports containing visas, Tk 7.95 lakh and illegal documents from the office.

A case has been filed at Khilkhet Police Station.