Detectives of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) yesterday arrested three men in a fraud case filed in 2015.
The arrestees are Anik Islam, 34, Rakibuzzaman Khan Robi, 27, and Khondokar Abul Hasan, 30, said Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) (West) AMM Humayun Kabir of CMP.
Tipped off, a team of detectives arrested the trio from Basundhara Residential Area in Dhaka, the ADC said, adding, they are members of a gang, who duped people and took money by making fake promises to send them abroad.
“In 2015, the trio had an office in Agrabad area named Global Fortune Immigration and Education Centre. There they duped around 150 persons and took Tk 8 crore in cash, promising to send them to Canada and the US,” said the ADC.
Later, they closed down the office and went into hiding with the money, he also said, adding, they are accused in five cases filed with different police stations in Chattogram, Dhaka, Pirojpur and Khulna.