7 robbers arrested with arms

Staff Correspondent

27 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Coast Guard arrested seven robbers of a gang with arms from the Meghna River under Raipura Thana of Narsingdi district on Friday night, said a press release.

Acting on tip-off, Raipura contingent of Coast Guard chased two boats on the Meghna River and arrested them with some local arms including Chinese axe and lethal weapons.

The arrestees are Akthar Molla, 28, Din Islam Howlader, 25, Barek Sikdar, 26, Mokthar Molla, 20, Ismail Molla, 22, Akthar Bari, 23, and Shafiq Howlader, 21.

The arrestees from Hizla Thana under Barishal district are handed over to Raipura Police Station, the press release added.