Detective Branch (DB) of police busted a fake cosmetics factory in in Rajshahi city and arrested its owner last night.
The arrestee, Shawkat Ali (38), hailing from Ullapada upazila of Sirajganj district, is also the manufacturer of fake cosmetics, said a press release issued by DB in Rajshahi today.
Acting on a tip-off, a DB police team conducted a drive in a house in Sagarpara area of the city around 10:00pm, said Golam Ruhul Quddus, additional deputy commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP).
During the drive, the DB team found a large number of fake cosmetics and materials for manufacturing the cosmetics, said Golam Ruhul Quddus.
A large number of fake cosmetics worth TK 4.51 lakh --wrapped in different domestic and foreign company packages --were seized from the house, our Rajshahi University correspondent reports quoting the police official.