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.