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32 more magazines recovered from Uttara lake

Sun Online Desk     19th June, 2016 01:43:58 printer

32 more magazines recovered from Uttara lake

Police today recovered 32 more magazines from a lake in the city’s Uttara area as their earlier drive resumed.


Mahmudul Haque, inspector of Fire Service Control Room, said they resumed the drive in Sholahati of Uttara Sector-16 near Mirpur Beribandh under Turag Police Station at about 9am.


A diver, Yusuf, pulled out a cartoon from the canal at about 11:15am.


Thirty-two magazines were found inside the cartoon.


The drive was still continuing.


Earlier on Saturday, huge firearms and ammunition were recovered from the canal.


Bidhan Tripura, deputy commissioner (Uttara division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said they had a tip-off that some travel bags stuffed with something illegal were dumped into the canal in the area from a black Pajero jeep at between 3pm and 4pm.


Later, police along with Fire Service men conducted a drive there.


Firefighters, including divers, pulled out eight bags from the canal until 9:45pm.


Ninety-seven pistols, including 97 foreign ones, 1,060 bullets, 263 magazines and 10 bayonets were found inside the bags, reports UNB.