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Passport brokers arrested in Chandpur

Four members of Broker were arrested in front of the Chandpur Passport Office. The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is conducting a special operation in front of the Regional Passport Office on Faridganj Road of Sadar Model Police Station in Chandpur District and arresting 4 active members of the Passport Brokers’.

RAB-11 Cumilla Company Commander Major Shakib Hossain confirmed this information to the Chandpur Times on Monday morning.

The arrested accused are 1. Anurag Chakraborty, 19, son of Shankar Chakraborty of Shologhar under Chandpur Sadar police station of Chandpur district. Md. Masum Hasan Raju (25), son of Lokman Patwary of Narailchar village of Faridganj police station, 3. Mosharraf Hossain, 42, son of Md. Chhitu Gazi of Tarpurchandi village of Chandpur Sadar Police Station and Abdul Mannan, 55, son of Abdur Rahim of South Tarpurchandi village of the same police station.

Twelve passports, TK 62,500 in cash, 120 personal delivery slips of passports, and various documents including mobile phones were recovered from the arrested accused.

According to the RAB’s preliminary interrogation, the accused confessed to being active members of the Passport Brokers’ group and admitted that they had been extorting large sums of money from the victims in the name of making passports for a long time.

After depositing the money, they admitted that they had been preparing the necessary documents in various ways, completed all the activities, collected the passports from the passport office, and supplied.

Legal action has been taken against the accused at Chandpur Sadar Model Police Station. RAB’s campaign to eradicate passport brokers will continue.