Police arrest five ‘fake cops’ in Shariatpur

Published: February 03, 2019 16:33:31 | Updated: February 06, 2019 17:47:46

Police arrested five 'fake policemen' while collecting extortion money in Gosairhat upazila of Shariatpur district early Sunday.

The arrestees are Mohammad Ali, 38, Selim Sardar, 35, Jamal Sardar, 35, Mintu Rari, 35, and Sharif Molla, 30, residents of the upazila.

Selim Reza, officer-in-charge of Gosairhat Police Station, said the arrestees identifying themselves as police, intercepted a fish-laden vehicle on Patti Bridge and demanded tolls from the driver around 5:00am.

On information, police went to the spot and arrested them, reports UNB.

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