Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested six suspected robbers from different areas of Gazipur in the early hours of Friday.
The arrestees are members of an inter-district “robbery gang”, RAB said.Of them, Prodip Poddar, 41—also the gang leader—has a jewellery shop at Aftab Plaza in Tongi.
The rest of the gang members are — Dulal Hossain, 30, Md Rasel, 22, Zakir Hossain, 26, Kokila Begum alias Prerona and Hajera Begum alias Azan.
The RAB also seized 62.75 grams of gold ornaments, four mobile phones, and Tk 11,000 in cash from them. Confirming the matter at a press briefing on Friday, RAB-1 Commanding Officer Sarwar Bin Quasem said, “Acting on a tip-off, a RAB team conducted a raid in different areas of Gazipur and detained the suspects.
“Among those held, Prodip is the gang leader and a drug abuser.