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9 arrested for stealing scraps from ship in Ctg

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 23 September, 2022 12:00 AM
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CHATTOGRAM: Members of River Police arrested nine persons including seven staff of a lighter vessel while stealing scrap materials from the vessel on Karnaphuli River in the city on Thursday.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of River Police Sadarghat Station ABM Mizanur Rahman said on receiving information, they carried out a drive in the river and arrested nine persons while stealing imported scarps from the lighter vessel ‘MV Titu-7.’

 A total of 1,250 kg of the scraps, wire-seal cutting machines and several other tools were recovered from their possessions during the drive in Diamond Ghat area, he said.