6 ‘robbers’ caught in Rupganj

Staff Correspondent

21 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

6 ‘robbers’ caught in Rupganj

Detective police arrest six alleged robbers with sharp weapons (inset) during raids in Rupganj area of Narayanganj on Tuesday night. — SUN photo

Detective police arrested six suspected robbers during separate raids in Rupganj area of Narayanganj on Tuesday night.

They also seized several sharp knives, mobile phone sets and cash from them.

The arrestees are identified as Sajal, Musa, Bachchu, Sajib, Munna and Siddque.

They were reportedly involved in a recent murder and in snatching valuables from a vegetable trader in the capital’s Airport road.

Police said the arrestees are members of an organised robber gang who travelled on a pick-up in the middle of the night to rob people.

During preliminary interrogation, they confessed to their crime.

Meanwhile, the Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (CIID) last night seized 30 pieces gold bars and ornaments worth about TK 2.32 crore and arrested a youth at Green Channel area of Hazrat Shahjalal (R) International Airport (HSIA).