11 members of a cheating gang arrested in Rangpur

06 March 2021
11 members of a cheating gang arrested in Rangpur

Officer in-charge of Rangpur\'s Kotwali Police Station Abdur Rashid speaks at a press conference on Friday.

Staff Reporter, Rangpur :
Police have arrested 11 people, including Bina Rani,  the ringleader  of  a money laundering ring using women, in Rangpur.
The arrestees are Jahangir Alam alias Kachi (34), Ahsan Habib (25), Shri Vishnu Roy alias Akash (19), Sekendar Raja (28), Shyamal alias Nur   Islam   (55),   Sohagi   alias   Razia   (32),   Jonaki   alias   Tisha.   (21), Jannatul Ferdous alias Jannati (20),Shahnaz (35) and Liza Moni (19).  
Police also recovered 13 mobile phones, 3 ATM cards and Tk 22,000 in cash from their possession.
Officer in-charge of Rangpur's Kotwali Police Station Abdur Rashid at a press conference on Friday said the gang used to trap people in love, sex and cheating for a long time and took people   hostage   in   a   rented   house.   Recently, a businessman   from   Nilphamari   fell   into   the   trap   of   Bina  and  was cheated of Tk 2.5 lakh.
The Metropolitan Kotwali Police arrested Bina from her home with the help of information technology.  Later, police  conducted   raids   in   different   areas   of   the   city including   Nurpur   and   arrested   11   members   of   the   gang.    
OC   Abdur Rashid  also said that recently an official of Gangachara Upazila  Parishad lost Tk 75,000 rupees falling into the trap of Bina's gang. He filed a case with the police on February 13 over the incident.
Police said for a long time, Bina had been using beautiful women to take simple people hostage. There are also two cases of human trafficking against her.

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