Tourist police unearthed a torture cell in the hotel-motel zone of Cox's Bazar and rescued four people illegally detained and tortured there.
They conducted the drive early Monday based on an information and also nabbed 11 members of the gang involved in the criminal activities
The Tourist Police disclosed this matter at a press briefing on Monday noon (08 August).
Additional Police Superintendent of Tourist Police Rezaul Karim confirmed the matter.
According to the primary investigation, he said, the criminals bring people including couples to the cottages luring them with different offers. When they enter the rooms, they forcefully take various offensive pictures of them and demand a large amount of money. The gang members also torture them to bring more money from their families.
“We have information regarding such more cottages. The investigation is going on in this regard. Besides, legal proceedings are underway against the criminals, he also added.
BDST: 1621 HRS, Aug 08, 2022