Detective Branch of police arrested two members of local and foreign fraudulent gambling gang from Dakshin Khan area of the capital on Monday night, reports BSS.
The detainees were identified as Shakil Khan, 22, and Zubaid Hasan Rochi, 32.
The DB personnel said to have recovered two laptops, six mobile phones, 21 SIM cards and Tk 98,000 in cash from their possession.
Confirming the arrest, additional deputy commissioner of Demra Zonal Team of DMP’s detective police Md Azharul Islam Mukul said, “Using modern information technology and intelligence surveillance, we’ve come to know that an organised domestic and foreign fraudulent gang operates online gambling business.”
A team of detectives secretly launched an operation in the Dakshin Khan police station area last night and detained members of the gang.
During the initial interrogation, they admitted to have connection with online casino-gambling.
The intelligence officer further said that they had collected around 130 million taka by providing their ‘bKash’ and ‘Nagad’ numbers in Facebook pages and various YouTube channels.
Through e-wallet, they have sent millions of taka to Shakhawat Hossain alias Shaon, the main gang member, in last one year.
A case under the Digital Security Act has been filed against them, he added.