Al Fahad

Published:
2020-02-17 20:33:54 BdST

3 ‘members of human trafficking syndicate’ held in Cumilla


Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) rescued three Rohingyas and arrested three suspected members of an international human trafficking gang from different parts of Chouddagram upazila on Monday.

The arrestees were identified as Abdur Rahim Rubel, 25, son of Abul Kalam, Nurul Haque, 29, son of Fazlul Haque and Foysal Ahmed Rony, 32, son of Kamal Uddin of the upazila.

Tipped off, a team of Rab-11 conducted a drive at Dharkara Bazar and Chiura areas and arrested the three human traffickers, said Company Commander of Rab-11 Major Talukdar Nazmus Sakib.

The elite force members also rescued three Rohingyas including a young girl and recovered huge fake passports, fake birth certificates, other documents, three computers, two printing  machines, one scanner machine, seven mobile phone sets and Tk 60,540 in cash from their possession.

They used to take Rongingyas from Cox’s Bazar camp  to other parts of the country alluring them of sending abroad and trafficked them to Malaysia and other countries making fake Bangladeshi passports, said the Rab official.

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