RAB carries out simultaneous raids at passport offices, hospitals and BRTA offices
The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested more than 500 brokers in simultaneous raids at passport offices, medical college hospitals and Bangladesh Road Transport Authority offices across the country.
Fifteen RAB teams carried out the raids from the morning till afternoon on Sunday, fining and jailing the brokers through mobile courts in the process.
Legal action was taken against the brokers on the basis of information gathered during the raids, said RAB Spokesperson Commander Khandaker Al Moin.
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The raids came at a time when the country's medical college hospitals, passport offices and BRTA offices are witnessing an increase in the number of brokers.