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‘TikTok’ video maker held in city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested a TikTok video maker from the city’s Mohammadpur area allegedly for cheating people using fake identity in social media platforms.

The arrestee is Md Abdur Rakib alias TikTok Raj, 26, son of late Abdur Rahim of Naogaon’s Niyamatpur.

According to a media release of Rab Headquarters, a team of Rab-2 and Rab-5 arrested him after conducting a drive in Mohammadpur area on Monday.

During the drive, a mobile phone, seven SIM cards, memory card, Rab uniform, fake ID card, whistler, boots etc. were seized from his possession.

During primary interrogation, Tiktok Raj confessed to his involvement in various criminal activities in the virtual world with his fake identity as a ‘member of law enforcement agency’.

He used to develop illicit relationship with women alluring them in social media platform and realized money after blackmailing them, said the press release.

Tiktok Raj, who works as a security in a hotel in Bogura, used to threaten them of circulating their indecent photos on social media platforms to realise money from them.

Legal processes are underway in this regard, said the release.

Source: United News of Bangladesh