Monday, 15 August, 2022

5 held for ‘selling’ train tickets on black market

5 held for ‘selling’ train tickets on black market

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Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested five men from the capital’s Kamalapur Railway Station on Monday for their alleged involvement in selling train tickets on black market ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

The detainees were identified as Md Liton Mia, 37, Md Shah Lam, 34, Md Imran, 20, Md Abu Taher, 26, and Md Zahidur Rahman Shakib, 40, RAB-3 said in a media release on Tuesday. Four train tickets and Tk 6,927 were seized from the arrestees, said RAB-3.

During interrogation, the accused admitted to the crime.

Acting on a tip-off, RAB came to know that a group was selling train tickets at inflated prices taking advantage of the Eid rush.  A RAB-3 team rushed to the spot and arrested them at 8:45pm.