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Police arrest 5 fake journos for cheating , selling drugs in Jashore

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Benapole Correspondent :
Police  arrested five fake journalists including a woman for allegedly cheating and selling drugs at various places infront of Jashore Zila School on Wednesday evening.
Police also recovered several types of photographs and two Wakitaki sets.
The arrestee were identified as Rehena Akhter alias Lipi, 28, daughter  of  Mithu Mia of Chougacha Upazila and other were Priya Khan 25, son of Babul Khan,  Sohel  Hossain  (27) , son of Liton Hossain , Babu Mia (30), son of Tuku Mia and Ohidul 32 son of Ohidul Islam of the Jashore Town.
Inspector (Investigation) of the  Jashore Kotwali Model Police Station, Sameer Kumar Sarkar, said that the police found a fake woman journalist riding a motorcycle in the town. She  introduced herself as a journalist. Using  identity card, she and her associates sell  Yaba in different areas of the town.
They  took the yaba shipment from Cox's Bazar and sold it to Jashore town  by motorcycle. On Wednesday afternoon, police raided the Jessore Zilla School area on the basis of information  that his colleagues were standing up for selling drug.
Sohel Hossain  told  police ,  Rehana Apa was a member of the Press Club, Jashore. But police found out that she is not a  member of Press Club Jashore .
Police received Sohel's overturned information and brought him to the Jashore police station and interrogated.
OC Sameer Kumar Sarkar also said ,  Rehana was questioned. An fake identity card was obtained from Jashore  base called 'Weekly Smriti'.
He initially  toldpolice that she had bought the Wakitaki set online. In addition, Rehana alias Lipi came to Jashore  to order  phensidyle  from Cox's Bazar to Chougacha border.
Lipi was arrested a few months ago by the police in Jashore  town in the same case. Lipi and her associates cheat to the peoples by displaying  walkie-talkie. Lipi and her associates cheating with the peoples as a journalist long times.

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