RAJSHAHI, Feb 28: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-5 in a drive arrested at least nine passport brokers from Rajshahi Passport Office on Sunday morning.
Later, a mobile court sent them to jail for 15 days. Magistrate Shukla Sarkar awarded the punishment as they confessed to their fault.
The convicts were identified as Dulal Hossain, 32, Fazar Ali, 29, Saidul Islam, 30, Maksek Ali, 60, Azizul Islam, 42, Poros, 35, Masum Billah, 26, and Razu, 30, all of them are the resident of Shalbagan, Supra, Hetemkha and Chotobongram area in the city.
This information is confirmed by Shamal Kumar Chowdhury, the Media Wing Officer of RAB-5 on the morning. He said that these brokers groups make people harassment for long time here that comes to make a passport in the office.
Later, a mobile court arranged by Magistrate Shukla Sarkar and awarded them 15 days in jail as they confected their fault, he added.