Two held for cheating with college students

Publish: 5:08 PM, July 23, 2020 | Update: 5:08:PM, July 23, 2020

DHAKA, – Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) today arrested two persons who took money from the students of Dhaka University affiliated seven colleges with false assurance of passing the failed students through Facebook.

The arrestees were Masum Rana Rony, 24, and Md. Abdur Rahim Sadek, 22. Allegation has been raised against the fraudsters of embezzling huge amount of money from the students by promising them to ensure pass in the unsuccessful examinations for long, said a DU press release.

The fraudsters used a fake Facebook account named ‘Faisal Mahbub’ to communicate with students of different years of seven colleges, said the release citing victimized students.

The fraudsters also commented on a Facebook group of students and promised them to ensure pass in the exams in exchange of money also give higher marks to those who got less marks and grabbed money from many students through bKash, it read.

Being informed, the Examination Controller of DU lodged a general diary with the Shahbagh police station on July 1 and lodged a written complaint to RAB-3. Following this, RAB-3 arrested two people including the leader of this gang today.

A case under the Digital Security Act was also filed at Shahbagh Police Station on behalf of Dhaka University. The university authority urged the students not to fall into the trap of any kind of frauds and not to deal financially with the fraudsters.