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7 thieves held from capital, Cumilla

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 22 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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7 thieves held from capital, Cumilla

Police detectives on Monday arrested a gang of seven thieves from the city’s Demra and Cumilla for committing burglary at various prestigious offices in the capital.

The arrested are Md Jamal Uddin, Shafiq Bhuiyan alias Bacha, Jasim Uddin, Quader Kibria alias Babu, Md Shakil, Alamin and Mukta Akter.

Md Mahbub Alam, joint commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s (DMP) Detective Branch (DB), told journalists they were arrested from Demra and Kandirpar areas of Cumilla district in a series of raids.

A burglary took place at the office of Golden Touch Imports INC on the 8th floor of Paradise Tower in Uttara on June 11. A case was filed with Uttara West Police Station on June 13 in connection with the theft, he said.

The Uttara Zonal Team of Detective Branch started a shadow investigation into the case. During the investigation of the case, the accused were identified with the help of CCTV footage and information technology, he added.