Police have arrested four members of a fraud gang from the city’s Dhanmondi area, who were allegedly deceiving customers by selling them sub-standard products using Facebook.
The arrestees were Md Bappi Hasan, 24, Md Ariful alias Harisul, 19, Md Sohag Hossain, 22, Md Biplob Sheikh, 25, and Nur Mohammad, 28.
Tipped off, an Organized Crime and Vehicle Theft Prevention Team under the Detective Brunch (Lalbagh Division) made the arrests conducting a drive in Shangkar in Dhanmondi area on Sunday, said Deputy Commissioner (DB-Lalbagh) Md Rajib Al Masud at a press briefing today.
During the drive, a large quantity of unusable and very low quality sarees, three pieces and various other clothing were seized from their possession.
During the primary interrogation, the arrestees confessed that they used to deliver sub-standard products to the customers after taking orders providing attractive advertisements of good quality products through their 17 online shopping pages on Facebook.
A case was filed against the arrestees under Digital Security Act, the official added.