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13 human traffickers held in capital, Keraniganj

 News Desk

 Published: 04:09 PM, 19 July 2019  

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Memebers of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested 13avctivists of a human trafficking gang, including two Rohingya people, from different parts in and around the capital last night.

Sources informed, following a secret information, a team of Rab-10 led by its deputy commander Major Mohammad Ashraful Haque conducted a drive in Hasnabad of South Keraniganj upazila and arrested Mushfeka, Nur Begum and Shantana on Thursday night.

According to the statement of the arrestees, the elite force members conducted drives in others parts of the capital in the night and arrested ten more people, said a press release of Rab signed by Additional DIG, Mohammad Kayumuzzaman Khan, commanding officer of Rab-10 Jatrabari Dhalsur camp.

The The two Rohingyas were identified as Mushfeka, 19 and Nur Begum while the others were identified as Shantana, 13, Babul Mia, 40, his wife Kakoli, 35, Jahangir Alam, 52, Manik, 45, RanaNbiswas, 34, humayunKabir, 43, Al-Mamun, 35, Mahfuzur Rahman Masud, 40, Faruk Mia, 25 and Gouranga Sarkar- hail from different parts of the country.

RAB also recovered several passports, mobile phone, cash and cheque books from their possession.

The arrestees were involved in trafficking people to Malaysia and Middle East countries.