Darrang Police nets one more accused in fraudulent digital transaction case

Police have seized one iphone, a sophisticated digital device from the possession of the arrested accused, Safikul Islam

Arrested accused Safikul Islam (L).
Arrested accused Safikul Islam (L).

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Darrang Police on Monday arrested one more accused for being allegedly involved in a fake cashless digital transaction case which surfaced recently in the district.

The fake cashless digital transaction case surfaced during a police investigation in the month of December in 2017.

The accused, who has been arrested by Darrang Police in connection with a Kharupetia PS Case (No 532/17) is 27-year-old Safikul Islam. He is a resident of Rajapukhuri Bagicha area under Kharupetia Police Station under Daarang district, said police.

Police seized from his possession one iphone, a sophisticated digital device believed to be used in illegal activities.

The accused, Safikul, as per sources, has confessed to his guilt before police during interrogation.

With this arrest, the number of accused arrested in this sensational cyber crime case has gone up to seven.

The investigating police team has reportedly identified around one hundred people who are under scanner in the case.

It may be mentioned that the accused along with a few of their associates have allegedly formed a strong group through social media and make fake cashless bank transactions among themselves every day with the help of sophisticated electronic devices like iphone, POS, etc.

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