3 arrested for forging land deeds

Staff Correspondent

26 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police has arrested three members of a gang on charge of preparing fake land deeds.

A team of Dhaka Metro East of the CID arrested Shafiqul Islam Khokon, 50, Abul Kamal Azad, 40, and Nurul Islam Nazrul, 49, from Kotwali, Jatrabari and Gendaria in the capital on Wednesday.

Sheikh Mohammad Omar Faruque, additional deputy inspector general of the CID, briefed this to journalists at the CID headquarters on Thursday.

Around 1,000 government stamps, materials used for faking deeds and 100 seals of land officers were seized from their possession, he said.

The accused used to lodge cases with courts against the real land owners with the fake deeds and grab lands, said the officer.