Member of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained two people from different areas in Dhaka for allegedly creating fake websites in the name of leading dailies and online newspapers.
A team of RAB-2 arrested them from Mohammadpur and Tongi areas in a drive on Wednesday night.
The detainees are Kamal Hossain, 23, and Md Alamin, 30. Kamal was arrested from Mohammadpur, while Alamin from Tongi.
Senior ASP Mizanur Rahman, assistant director (media and legal wing) of RAB, said that the group was publishing fake and false reports by creating fake websites in the name of leading national dailies and news portals. Two people were arrested on the basis of secret information.
He said a laptop and a mobile phone were seized from their possession.