Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in separate drives arrested seven illegal arms traders and members of a doping gang from the capital's Jatrabari area on Monday night.
AKM Hafiz Akhter, additional commissioner (DB) of the DMP, revealed this at a press briefing at the DMP media center on Tuesday.
During primarily interrogation, they said that they brought the firearms from Shibganj in Chapainawabganj to sell those in the capital.
They are wanted in several cases with Shibganj and Chapainawabganj Police Stations, the officer said.
Of them, Zosi was a front liner of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, he said.
Hafiz Akhter said that the same team captured five members of a doping cycle from Kazla area.
The arrestees are Masud Mia alias Rana, Simon Karal alias Simon Fakir, Mohammad Shahin alias Shamim Gazi, Shawon and Mohammad Sajal.