Couple held for faking govt savings certificate
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police arrested a couple for allegedly faking savings certificate worth Tk 9 crore in Khulna city on Tuesday.
HMA Barik alias Badal alias Hawlader alias Mostak Ahmed and his spouse Murshida Afrin were arrested from Khalishpur area in Khulna city on January 7, Faruk Hossain, additional superintendent of CID, said during a press briefing at the CID headquarters in Dhaka today.
The duo was arrested by the Economic Crime Squad of the Organised Crime Unit of CID for embezzling Tk 8.65crore from various banks after faking their name and address and amassing loans from different banks, the official said.
At least 21 members of the gang were faking names and addresses to take loans from various banks in the city for a while now. They have collected loans against fake savings certificates, FDRs, the official added.