4 human traffickers held in Dhaka | The Daily Star
10:06 PM, October 18, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:10 PM, October 18, 2019

4 human traffickers held in Dhaka

58 passports seized

Rapid Action Battalion today claimed to have arrested four members of an organised human trafficking syndicate from Motijheel area of Dhaka.

The elite force also recovered some 58 passports, Tk 35,000, some birth certificates and other documents from their procession, a press release of Rab-3 said today.

The arrestees are Rezaul Karim Bishwas, 46, Noorjahan, 45, Saleha Begum, 40, and Sahera Begum, hailing from different villages of Narail, Madaripur, Brahmanbaria and Netrakona districts, Rab said.

Tipped off, a team of Rab-3 launched a drive at a building on DIT road in Fakirerpool area on October 16 and arrested them along with the 58 passports.

The gang has been cheating common people and making money in the name of sending them aboard promising with good jobs, Rab said.

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