Two men were arrested on Thursday evening for snatching relief materials from the poor at Gopalgram union in Sadar upazila.
The arrestees were – Rafik Molla, 38, and Badsha Biswash, 50, of Baharbag village.Gopalganj Union Chairman Rajib Ahmed said the duo snatched relief materials including rice, lentil, oil and potatoes from the poverty stricken people in the village.
Officer-in-Charge of Magura Police Station Mahbubur Rahman said a local businessman distributed 10 kg rice, two kg lentil, five kg potatoes and oil among poor families on Thursday.
Later in the evening, Rafik and Badsha went to the houses of the relief receivers and took away the goods threatening them, he said.
Police arrested the duo when local UP Chairman informed police about the matter.
A case has been filed.