Police rescued five children, who were abducted by an organised kidnap gang, from Chapainawabganj municipality on Friday.
They also detained Rabiul Islam, 32, of Palsha Village of Sadar upazila, for his alleged involvement in the abduction, said Ziaur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Chapainawabganj Sadar Police Station.Rabiul, an ice-cream vendor by profession, was spotted along with the five children in Alinagar-Bhutpukur area around 3:00 pm, the OC said.
Locals informed police, as the children were seen crying. On receiving information, police raided the area and detained Rabiul, as he failed to give any satisfactory reply about the children, Ziaur Rahman said.
Later, police rescued the children and took Rabiul into custody, he said.
Separate general diaries were filed with the police station in this connection.