Six brokers held from RMCH in Rangpur

6 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: A mobile court initiated by Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-13) punished six brokers arrested from Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) premises on Tuesday afternoon, reports BSS.

“An operational team of the crime prevention special company of RAB-13 here conducted a sudden raid on RMCH premises and arrested the brokers red-handed while cheating innocent patients in an organised way,” a release said Wednesday.

The arrested brokers are Md. Zakaria of Nilphamari district, Debashish of Rangpur city, Rashidul Islam of Kurigram district, Md. Rubel of Rangpur district and Idris Ali and Md. Parvez of Rangpur city.

Later, the elite force produced the arrested brokers before the mobile court of Executive Magistrate Md. Mehedi Hassan in the afternoon.

After hearing on the charges, the mobile court fined Zakaria Taka 1,000, or in default to suffer seven-day jail-term, Debashish and Rashidul Taka 10,000, or in default, to suffer 15-day jail terms each.

On payment of their respective fined money, the mobile court released brokers Zakaria, Debashish and Rashidul and cautioned them strongly of refraining from such crimes in future.

The mobile court sentenced brokers Rubel, Idris Ali and Parvez to ten-day jail term without labour and sent them to the Rangpur Central Jail, the release added.