Police arrested six people with local weapons while they were taking preparation for committing robbery in Chandana Madhapara area under Bason Police Station in Gazipur.
In two other separate drives, the law enforcers also arrested two persons with counterfeit notes worth Tk 2.63 lakh.Deputy commissioner of Gazipur Metropolitan Police (GMP) Md Jakir Hasan disclosed the information in a press briefing on Monday morning.
Acting on a tip-off that a group of robbers were preparing to commit robbery at Delwar’s house in Chandana Madhapara area under Bason Thana on Thursday night, police conducted a drive and arrest them with local arms, said Jakir.
The arrestees are Md Arif Hossain, 22, Sohel, 28, Md Suman Mia, 28, Mizan, 29, Shahidullah, 24 and Shahjalal, 24.
All of the arrestees are accused in several cases filed with different police stations.
A case has been file with Bason police station in this connection, the DC added.
On the other hand, law enforcers conducted a drive at Chandana area under Basan Thana on Friday morning and arrested a man named Majharul Islam, 22, with counterfeit notes worth Tk 2.60 lakh. Police also arrested Sapla Akhtar, 23, with Tk 3000 of counterfeit notes.Another case was filed over this incident with Bason Police Station.