A member of question paper cheating gang arrested in Rajshahi

Abu Hena Mostafa Zaman, Rajshahi: 103 Time View :
Update : Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Metropolitan Detective Police (DB) has arrested a member of a gang that cheated money through digital fraud by creating fake question papers and admit cards for various recruitment and admission tests in Rajshahi.

Photocopies of various exam registration cards, exam admit cards, resumes, citizenship certificates and national identity cards were recovered from the accused.
Arrested Md Nayan Islam (25) son of Md. Azgar Hossain Mandal of Achinghat area of Bagmara police station of Rajshahi district. Nayan is a resident of Boalia thana area of Rajshahi metropolis.

Metropolitan Police Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime and Operations) Bijay Basak, BPM, PPM (Bar) gave this information to reporters at a press conference at RMP headquarters on Wednesday (March 8) at 12 noon.

He said that the news was published on an online news portal Electronics last (February 23). It is said there that question papers were leaked in upcoming medical colleges and universities across the country, allowing admission through fraud. The members of the gang who sought admission in medical colleges and universities by luring them with various jobs and extorted huge sums of money from the job aspirants are staying on the 10th floor of PG Tower Building adjacent to New Market under Boalia police station of the city.

From here, with the help of the owners of various coaching centers in the city, they contact the aspirants and applicants for admission in various medical colleges and universities through mobile phones and collect from them the copy of the exam admit card and their SSC and HSC exam original certificates, registration cards including basic Cost Bikash collects cash through rockets and cash accounts.
The matter came to the notice of RMP Police Commissioner Md. Anisur Rahman, BPM (Bar), PPM (Bar). He directed the Metropolitan Police (DB) to investigate the matter and take action.

Under the overall supervision of Metropolitan Intelligence Police Deputy Commissioner Md Al Mamun, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (DB) Md Abdullah Al Masud, Police Inspector Md Mashiar Rahman, SI Md Ashraful Islam and his team started the operation to arrest the members of the forgery gang.

Then last (February 24) at 4:30 in the afternoon, when the team of Metropolitan Intelligence Police went to the 10th floor of PG Tower in the city to conduct an operation, the members of the fraud gang fled after realizing the presence of Intelligence Police. The name of the tenant is known through the owner of the flat, Md. Nayan Islam.

He pretended to be a doctor and lived with his other associates. The owner of the house also said that Nayan sometimes pretends to be a doctor, sometimes a government official or an NGO worker and contacts various job candidates and students seeking admission. Many hope to go here.

The detective police sent special letters to all the airports and land ports of the country last (February 26) to collect the names and addresses of the main leaders of the fraudsters so that the accused Nayan and other members could not escape abroad. But the accused Nayan fled to India earlier.

Md. Nayan Islam was arrested by the Benapole Immigration Police and handed over to the Benapole Port Police Station last (March 6) afternoon when he entered Bangladesh through the Benapole land port of Jessore district. They reported the matter to the Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime and Operations), RMP.

Last Tuesday (March 7) at 5:30 pm on the instructions of the Commissioner of Police, the detective police team arrived at the Benapole Port Police Station in Jessore District and took the accused Nayan into custody.

During interrogation, the arrested Nayan said that he and his accomplice absconding accused Sonet, a 4th year student of Folklore Department of Rajshahi University and another unknown 3/4 accomplices contacted various coaching centers in coordination with each other.

Later, he contacted various job seekers and candidates seeking admission in various medical colleges and universities through various mobile phone apps (WhatsApps, Viber, Telegram) and promised them jobs and assured them that they would be admitted to various medical colleges and universities. Phone) using mobile finance (Bikash, Rocket, Cash) accounts and bank accounts to steal huge sums of money through digital fraud.

He also said that the operation to arrest the absconding accused is continuing.
A case under the Digital Security Act and Penal Code has been registered against the arrested accused, including the absconding accused, at Boalia police station.

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