Police finally record case against Savar fraudsters

Published : 06 Apr 2022 08:50 PM

Police on Monday finally recorded the case against the fraudsters ring in Savar, that embezzled Tk 2 crore from at least 4 thousands of women by organizing so called swing training program and  promising to provide quality electric swing machine worth of taka 40 thousands. However, since filing the case, the prime accused Sazid still on the run. The ring had been scamming people bannered a nonprofit organization named Ruposhi Bangla Foundation at Bank Town area in Savar, on capital’s outskirts.

Three women jointly filed the case mentioning 3 named including the prime accused Sazid Hassan Rana bringing the allegation of scamming women promising to provide swing machine. Confirming the matter, Kazi Mainul Islam, OC, Savar model police station said the case (Case No-15) has been recorded and drive ongoing to nab the ring members soon. Earlier 39 women on Thursday, jointly lodged a general diary with Savar model police station over the matter mentioned that all the women were duped by a fraudsters ring who embezzled taka 1 lakh and 95 thousands from them.

Nasima Begum, who filed the GD, said they went to the police to file a case in this regard but police asked them to lodge a general diary refusing to record a case. Bangladesh Post later on Sunday contacted Humayun Kabir, Additional Superintendent (Crime) of Dhaka Zila Police, and brought the matter to his notice. Later he said he asked the Oc to record the case and to take immediate action in this regard.

Talking to several victims, who duped by the fraudsters ring alleged that the ring leader named Sazid Hassan Rana, also provide treatment posing as a doctor to people, even using `Dr’ title before his name.

Contacted Mohammad Shiblizzaman, Upazila Social Service Officer however said he was not confirm yet whether the so called organization named Ruposhi Bangla Foundation registered with their department as he asked the organization authority to meet him but they did not respond till Monday.

Shiblizzaman, however, assured that he will look into the matter.

It was also known that the fraudsters ring already arranged a total of 135 so called swing training batch, which had at least 30 participants, reveals that  the ring embezzled Tk at least 2 crore from 4 thousands women, as the ring have taken taka 4 to 6 thousands from each of trainees.