5 ‘teen gang members’ held in city

Sun Online Desk

23rd June, 2021 03:33:56 PM printer

5 ‘teen gang members’ held in city

Members of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Tuesday detained five members of two ‘Teen gangs’ from the capital's Mughda area.

All the detainees are members of two local teen gangs -- ‘Chan Jadu Group’ and ‘Bandage Group’, said Md A Ahad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Motijheel), at a press briefing at the DMP's media center on Wednesday.

They were detained after conducting a drive in Mughda area from noon to afternoon on Tuesday.

The Deputy Commissioner said two teen gangs are active in Motijheel area. Police have prepared a list of all those who are involved in the activities of the gangs. A drive is continuing to arrest all the listed gang members, he added.

They have long been involved in many criminal activities including robbery, mugging, drug abuse, eve-teasing, gambling and extortion.

Two separate cases have been filed against the detainees with Mughda police station.