p 3 frauds held for misappropriating Tk 4.2 million | 2019-01-16

3 frauds held for misappropriating Tk 4.2 million

Staff Correspondent

16 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Members of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested three suspected members of a fraud gang for allegedly misappropriating Tk 42 lakh of a madrasa showing fake documents of Bangladesh Bank.

The arrestees are – Helel Uddin, 55, Enamul Huq, 48, Nazmu Habib, 54.

Syeda Jannat Ara, Special Superintendent of CID (Serious Crimes and Homicide Squad), said the trio was arrested based on information given by three other members of the gang who were arrested from the city’s Pallabi area on November last year in a case filed by the madrasa authorities.

With the latest arrest, CID so far nabbed six people in connection to the case.

The police official said “This group has been involved in such crimes for a very long time. We have seized fake documents with fake signatures of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.”

“We also recovered five mobile phones and fake documents showing they had Tk 54,000 crore in bank accounts” she added.

She said: “The group tried to convince people that they would build a mosque and madrasa. In this way they took Tk 42 lakh.”