The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police on Thursday claimed that they have arrested 16 fraudsters who amassed wealth through cheat and deception from Dhaka.
An impersonating customs officer and his two assistants were held from Bailey Road area in the city, said Syeda Jannat Ara, special superintendent of police.
She said this at a press conference in city. The arrestees are Khandakar Md Faruk alias Omar Mobin, 52, the impersonating officer, Md Ilias ales Noor Islam Sarkar, 38, and Md Saiful Islam, 30.
On the other hand, 13 members of a gang were arrested from Natun Bazar area in the city for taking money from people enticing them with jobs abroad.