Two snatchers held with knives

Staff Correspondent

20 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested two snatchers with sharp knives from the city’s Purbo Madarbari Darogahat Bylane area on Sunday.

The arrestees were identified as Md Imran alias Sajal, 22, son of Md Ibrahim, and Md Kawsar, 20, son of Mishu Mian, of the Purbo Madarbari Darogahat Bylane area under Sadarghat police station.

Inspector (Investigation) Muhammad Ruhul Amin of the police station said acting on a tip-off, they conducted a drive in the area and arrested the duo with two sharp knives in the early morning.

Of the arrestees, Sajal is accused of two cases filed for robbery and firearm trading with the police station earlier, the police officer said.

A case was also filed in connection with recovery of knives from their possessions, he added.