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Female fraudster held in Ctg

Female fraudster held in Ctg

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  • Staff Correspondent
  • 1 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested a female fraudster, who is also known as a TikToker, from the city early on Saturday.

The arrestee was identified as Farzana Begum, 35, wife of Md Rubel of Double-mooring area in the city.

Rubel, also a deceiver, is now on remand after being arrested with a firearm.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Double-mooring Police Station Mohammad Mohsin said Farzana is accused of eight cases filed for snatching earlier. On receiving information, they arrested her from Agrabad area.

Farzana is active in TikTok and Likee. She also has an organised snatchers’ gang comprising adolescent boys. She snatched valuables from males brandishing sharp weapons. She also threatened to make allegation of sexual harassment, said the OC Mohsin.

In most of the cases, the victims handed over belongings fearing unexpected situation, he said. 

Her husband Rubel was arrested with a light gun and a knife two days ago. He is also an accused in 11 cases, added the OC.