Two foreigners arrested for selling US dollar in black market

A person holding foreign currency notes.

Two foreigners selling US dollar in the black market on a major scale, have been arrested.

The two arrested are both Bangladeshi nationals; Robiulla, who is 29-years-old and Mohamed Firdaus who is 31-years-old.

When brought before the Criminal Court for their remand hearing – Robi’ulla was remanded in police custody for 10-days. Meanwhile, Firdaus was remanded in police custody for 15-days.

At the hearing, the Police noted that both individuals were working at a site other than what they have been permitted to.

The Police said that at the Firdaus was arrested, a large amount of cash, a record book pertaining to the sale of foreign currency and bank and ATM slips, were seized from him. They also highlighted that records from his bank personal account show that large transactions have taken place.

The Police also noted that Robi’ulla is involved in the sale of dollars in the black market at a major scale as well.

They stressed that they suspect the two individuals to be working under a major network in selling foreign currency at the black market.