Sunday, 17 October, 2021

Man roaming with armed bodyguards arrested

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 17 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested a man, who moved around the capital’s Uttara area, being escorted by armed bodyguards for creating panic among people.     

A team of the elite force detained Mezbah Uddin Sarkar alias Rubel, 44, from the area on Wednesday night, said ANM Imran Khan, assistant director (legal and media wing) of the RAB.

A foreign pistol, 50 bullets and two mobile phones were seized from him.

The officer said Mezbah Uddin being escorted by three armed bodyguards paraded around Uttara area, which created panic among the residents.  

Mezba posed as chairman of RSB Group on his Facebook account, he said. The Cyber Monitoring Team of the elite force recently noticed some photos showing him and his bodyguards with firearms.

During primary interrogation, the arrestee said that he with his bodyguards was trying to establish supremacy in Uttara West, Tongi and some other areas.