TikTok model ‘Opu Bhai’s aide Russell arrested
Published: 07:43 PM, 22 September 2020
TikTok model Russell Sheikh arrested for mobile theft
Police have arrested Russell Sheikh, an associate of TikTok model ‘Opu Bhai’, for stealing mobile phones worth Tk 50 lakh from a mobile shop in Chandina, Cumilla, from Vatara New Bazar area in the capital on Monday night.
Russell Sheikh, son of Abdus Samad Sheikh of Munshibari in Madhya Bangram of Muksudpur police station in Gopalganj, made a confessional statement in court on Tuesday.
Chandina Police Station SI Noman Hossain said goods worth Tk 50 lakh were stolen from a mobile shop in Chandina Bazar on the night of July 15 this year. The thief named Russell Sheikh was arrested from Dhaka after watching CCTV footage and using information technology.
During the interrogation, Russell said that he made and acted on the TikTok with ‘Opu Bhai’. He used to come and go in Chandina Bazar of Comilla due to his marital relationship, SI Noman also said.
Chandina Police Station OC Shamsuddin Ilias said Russell Sheikh’s main job was to steal even though he was making TikTok video. “During the preliminary interrogation, he told that he had committed the theft alone,” he added.