Judicial

Fake ‘judge’ arrested in Chandpur

A 40-year-old man posing as a judge of the High Court has been arrested in Matlab Dakshin upazila of Chandpur on Friday.

Businessman Arif Hossain Prokash alias Biplob Prodhan, son of late Mahbub Prodhan, was nabbed from Uttar Dighaldi village, said OC Mohiuddin of Matlab police station.

SI Ruhul Amin filed a case in this regard this afternoon.

Biplob Prodhan identified himself as a High Court judge and rented a car from Dhaka to Daudkandi and left for his village, said the OC.

He would also avail the protocol and facilities of the judge in different places.

“When he reached Daudkandi, he also introduced himself as a judge to the traffic police”.

Police got suspicious after visiting Biplob's home and arrested him.

During the preliminary interrogation, the accused admitted himself as a fake judge, the officer said.

Two identity cards were seized from his possession. The car was also seized. However, the driver of the car was released.

He will be produced before the court on Saturday.

Source: United News of Bangladesh