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01:10 PM, September 18, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:18 PM, September 18, 2020

Fraud gang agent held in Pirojpur

Police have arrested an agent of a bKash fraud gang following a case filed against him with Pirojpur Sadar police station for passing on people's bKash accounts details to the gang.

The arrestee was identified as Kamrul Islam, 19, son of Isha Fakir, hailed from Krisnachura Bhaijhora village of Pirojpur municipality, reports our correspondent quoting police.

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The accused was arrested after Bashir Ahmed, a businessman, filed a case against him with Pirojpur Sadar police station on charge of passing people's bKash account details to a fraud gang, Md Nurul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of the police facility said.

According to the case statement, Kamrul came Bashir's shop twice within one and half hour and cashed in Tk 510 twice to his personal bKash account on September 16.

"During the transaction, the accused Kamrul tactfully took snaps of the bKash transactions of the customers written in a notebook at the store. Kamrul's behaviour raised suspicion, Bashir along with other customers caught him and handed him over to police," stated the case statement.

Later, police recovered several snaps of bKash transactions from the mobile phone of Kamrul and showed him arrested.

Kamrul confessed that he is involved with the gang and got Tk 200 for each picture he sent, said the police.

Police said the gang used to cheat and extort people after getting their personal account details.

OC Nurul Islam said they were trying to apprehend the gang.


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