Dhaka, Dec 19 (UNB) – Network jammer devices and illegally imported mobile handsets, worth an estimated Tk 60 lakh, were seized during a drive in the city’s Baitul Mukarram Market on Wednesday.
Eleven people were arrested during the joint drive of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission and Rapid Action Battalion. It was led by Lt Col Md Aminul Hoque, spectrum department director at BTRC, and Executive Magistrate Md Sarowar Alam of RAB.
Fourteen mobile network jamming devices and 293 handsets were seized from eight shops of the market. Ten cases were filed against the shops while two men were fined Tk 6,00,000.
The detainees were given different jail terms.