A team of Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU) of Bangladesh Police has arrested three people including a key suspect for their reported involvement in online money extortion, selling drugs and prohibited sexual stimulants.
The key suspect Md Fahim, 22, and his two cohorts Md Altaf Mridha, 23, and Md Helal Uddin, 49, were arrested on July 5 from different areas, including capital's Gulshan, says a press release issued by the ATU on Monday.
The ATU recovered money worth Tk1,62,500, two mobile phones, 5,040 yaba pills and 5kg of various sexual stimulant gels from their possession.
Fahim used to extort money from the general people, sold narcotic drugs and imported prohibited sexual stimulants through Facebook.
The arrestees confessed their involvement in the mentioned crime during interrogation.
Two cases under the Digital Security Act and Special Powers Act have been underway against them with the Gulshan police station.