Fake foreign branded cosmetics worth around Tk4.52 lakh were seized
Police in an overnight anti-crime raid arrested a man with a large cache of fake foreign branded cosmetics from the Sagarpara area under Boalia police station in Rajshahi on Tuesday night.
The arrested person was identified as Shawkat Ali, 38, son of Awal Ali Khandaker of Koira Soratola area in Ullapara upazila of Sirajganj district.
Acting on a tip-off, a Detective Branch (DB) team of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police seized a large amount of fake cosmetics worth around Tk4.52 lakh after searching the rented house of Shawkat Ali in Sagarpara area.
DB Deputy Commissioner Arefin Jewel told BSS that the arrested person had been manufacturing the fake cosmetics and supplying those to various beauty parlours, salons and cosmetic shops for some time.