12 youth gang members held with firearms

Staff Correspondent

7 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

12 youth gang members held with firearms

RAB personnel produce 12 members of a youth gang named ‘D-Company’ before journalists on Sunday after arresting them from the capital’s Uttara and Tongi in Gazipur on Saturday. Inset, the elite force also seizes foreign pistols, machetes, knives and iron rods from their possession. - SUN photo

Members of Rapid Action Battalion-1 (RAB) arrested 12 members, including the ringleader, of a youth gang named ‘D-Company’ from Uttara in the capital and Tongi in Gazipur on Saturday.

The elite force also seized two foreign pistols, two machetes, two ramdas (big knives), thee iron rods and a knife from their possession. Commander Khandaker Al Moin, director (Legal and Media Wing) of the RAB Headquarters, briefed reporters on the matter at the RAB media centre in Kawran Bazar on Sunday.

The arrestees were ring leader Rajib Chowdhury Bappi alias London Bappi, 35, Moin Ahmed Nirob alias Don Nirob, 24, Tanvir Hossain alias Battery Tanvir, 24, Parves alias Chhoto Parves, 19, Tuhin alias Tarkata Tuhin, 21, Rajib Ahmed Nirob alias Tom Nirob, 30, Saiful Islam Shawon, 23, Robiul Hasan, 20, Shakil alias Bagha Shakil, 28, Yaseen Arafat alias Biscuit Yaseen, 18, Mahfuzur Rahman Fahim, 22, and Yassen Mia alias Prince Yasen, 19. 

The RAB officer said the gang is involved in trading in drugs, eve-teasing, mugging, extortion, robbery and other crimes in the areas.