Rab arrests ‘Rab impersonator’ in Cox’s Bazar

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A 30-year-old sacked army personnel was arrested last night for extorting money -- posing as a Rab personnel -- in Cox's Bazar's Ukhia upazila.

The arrestee is Sumon Munshi, Cox's Bazar Rab-15 Commander Lt Colonel Khairul Islam Sarkar told reporters this afternoon, reports our staff correspondent.

He said that Rab received information that a person was extorting money from people and shops in Ukhia's Balukhali Bazar. On the basis of this information, a Rab team carried out an operation last night.

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Sumon attempted to flee the scene when he became aware of Rab's presence. Rab members were able to track him down and arrest him later. He was wearing a Rab vest at the time. He had a fake Rab ID card, a handcuff, one gold chain, one ring, and Tk 4,100 in cash.

During interrogation, Sumon said that he was a sacked member of Bangladesh Army. For a long time, he had been extorting money from various sources -- posing as a Rab personnel, Khairul Islam said.

A case has been filed against him at Ukhia Police Station, he added.


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