4 held with fake stamps, seals of police officials

 en.prothom-alo.com  9/17/2017 3:34:23 PM 

A DB team detains four people on charge of using fake seals of police. Photo: UNBMembers of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) held four people and seized fake seals and rubber stamps of police officials in city on Saturday.The arrestees are Moslem Miah, Shah Alam Kabir, Ashikur Rahman and Md Abdur Rahim.

Briefing reporters at DMP media centre on Sunday, joint commissioner (DB) Abdul Baten said acting on tip off, a DB team carried out drives in different areas in the capital and held them who were involved in issuing false police clearance certificates.

The DB team also recovered 1,612 fake police clearance certificates, 617 fake seals of Superintendent of Police (SP), officer-in-charge (OC) and District Special Branch (DSB), different ministries, organisations and educational institutes and other equipment from the arrestees’ possessions, he added.

During preliminary interrogation, they revealed that they used to take up to Tk 10,000 from people, especially the uneducated ones, for giving one fake police clearance certificate, the DB joint commissioner said. 

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