Six robbers held with sharp weapons in Rangpur


6th July, 2020 06:28:21 printer

Six robbers held with sharp weapons in Rangpur

Kotwali Thana police of Rangpur Metropolitan Police (RpMP) arrested six robbers with sharp weapons from a litchi garden in Dakhiganj area of the metropolis on Sunday night.

“A special team of Kotwali Thana police arrested the robbers from the spot while they were preparing to commit robbery in a nearby area,” a press release issued by Additional Deputy Police Commissioner (DB and Media) of RpMP Uttam Kumar Pathok said today.

Police also recovered a Chinese axe, one sharp knife, one iron rod, one cutter and three pieces of bamboo sticks from their possession.

The arrested robbers are Bidyut Chandra Mohanta, 22, of Uttar Robertsonganj Tantipara, Anis, 40, of Ganeshpur, Hira, 21, of Paschim Khasbag Dakhiganj, Ali Hossain, 22, of Guptapara, Saikat Mridha, 28, of Islampur Honumantola in Rangpur city and Jahangir Alam, 30, of village Fakirpara of Kurigram district.

“After filing a case against the arrested robbers, Kotwali Thana police produced them before a Rangpur court today from where they were sent to jail,” Officer-in-Charge of RpMP’s Kotwali Thana Abdur Rashid told BSS.