Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members have rescued a minor boy from the clutches of kidnappers and arrested a madrasha teacher in this connection from the city’s Airport Railway Station area.
The arrestee was identified as Hafez Mainul Islam, 24, a teacher of Sayeedatul Abrar Madrasha of Sunapur in Noakhali district.
He joined the Madrasa one month back, said Operation Officer of the Rab-3 ASM Shakhawat Hossain.
Md Samir, 8, was kidnapped from in front of house no-331/C Madhubagh in the capital around 4:00 pm on Thursday. Since then, the kidnappers had been demanding Tk 50,000 as ransom over mobile phone, he said.
Victim’s father Kawsar Ahmed registered a complaint with the Rab-3 battalion headquarters on the same day.
Based on secret information, an operational team of Rab-3 conducted a drive in Airport Railway station area and arrested Hafez Mainul and then rescued Samir on Friday, the Rab-3 operation officer said.