Thursday, 21 October, 2021

Robberies at Rapa Plaza, Ashulia

Mastermind arrested

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 1 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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The mastermind of the robbery incidents at Rapa Plaza and 19 gold shops in Ashulia has been arrested from the capital’s Hazaribagh area. 

A team of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police detained Sohrab Howlader alias Sohrab Master, 48, son of late Mohammad Howlader of east Toyka under Muladi upazila of Barishal, on Wednesday night.

Imam Hossain, additional deputy inspector general (Dhaka Metro) of the CID, briefed reporters on the matter at the CID headquarters on Thursday.

Sohrab led a big number of robberies at different points of the country. Of the incidents, he could remember only eight, including Rapa Plaza at Dhanmondi and Nayerhat in Ashulia, said the officer.