Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has conducted drive in city's Uttara area with Regent Hospital Chairman Mohammad Shahed, who was arrested on early Wednesday (today).
The elite force started the operation at a flat of House-62, Road-20, Sector-11 in Uttara of the capital on Wednesday morning.It was Shahed’s second office, RAB, however, did not know the information earlier, Lt Col Ashik Billah, director (media) of RAB Headquarters, told media.
Shahed informed about the flat in his confessional statement to RAB, Ashik Billah said.
Shahed was brought back to Dhaka around 9:00 am by a helicopter of the Air Wing of the elite force.
Briefing reporters at Tejgaon helipad in the capital, Additional Director General (ADG) of RAB Col Tofael Mostafa Sarwar said the elite force had been searching Shahed for the last nine days as he was frequently changing his locations.
Based on secret information, a team of RAB intelligence wing with the help of local Rab-6 Battalion arrested Shahed from a boat while he was trying to flee to the neighbouring country, he said.