Airport Armed Police (AAP) early Monday arrested five people from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on charge of trying to go to Malaysia with fake visa.
The arrestees are Manzur, 32, son of Habibur Rahman of Tongibari in Munshiganj; Shahjahan Sheikh, 34, son of Omar Ali of Louhajang in Munshiganj; Md Shahin Hossain, 21, son of Ali Hossain of Tongibari in Munshiganj; Mizanur Rahman, 25, son of Khalilur Rahman of Damudya in Shariatpur; and Abdul Al Mamun, 27, son of Abdus Samad Hawlader of Munshiganj Sadar Upazila.
Sources at the AAP, responsible for overall security of the airport, said the AAP members challenged the detained five people in the check-in departure boarding area for their suspicious movement at about 12:20 am. They were scheduled to fly for Malaysia by Regent Airlines.
After checking the passports, the law enforcers found they were trying to travel to Malaysia carrying fake visa.
A case was filed with Airport police station under the Passport Act.