The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested 18 members of the teenage gang in separate raids in Lalbagh, Tejgaon and Tejgaon industrial areas of the capital.
The arrestees are: Akash (26), Faisal Mahmud (28), Imran (19), Mirajul Karim (23), Mamunur Rashid Chowdhury alias Johnny (30), Farhan Ahmed (23), Al Amin (26), Masud Rana alias Raj. (24), Nahid (16), Shant (18), Rabbi Al Mamun (23), Ferdous (18) and others six minors.They were detained in multiple raids from 10pm on Wednesday to 11pm on Thursday. The arrested members of the gang were involved in various crimes including robbery and snatching.
Ten knives, 3 daggers, 2 anti cutter blades, 2 lock breaking machines, 2 grill cutting machines and 6 mobiles were seized from their possession during the drives.
RAB-2 Assistant Director ASP Abdullah Al Mamun said they are members of the locally known teen gang ‘Akash Group’ and ‘Sami Group’.