Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) rescued a man and arrested five members of an organised gang of abductors from the capital’s Uttara on Sunday night hours after he was kidnapped from in front of his residence in the morning.
The arrestees were Tuhin Matabbor, 39, Forkan Hossain Matabbor, 22, Abdul Majid, 39, Alam Khan, 38 and Din Islam Babu, 23, said a press release of the RAB-1 on Monday.Tanzir Islam was picked up in a microbus from in front of his residence in the capital’s Banani at around 11:00am on the day, said the press release. The kidnappers used two microbuses and assaulted the victim for Tk 20 lakh ransom money.
Acting on a tip-off, the RAB members carried out a drive at a residence of sector no.-6 in Uttara and rescued Tanjir in the evening.
Five members of the gang were nabbed and seven mobile phone sets, cash Tk 11,000 and a watch were seized from their possession.