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Monday December 11, 2017 10:16 AM

Six abductors held in Keraniganj and Gazipur

Six abductors held in Keraniganj and Gazipur
RAB presents before the media one of six men, arrested for abducting three children, including a three-month old, in separate drives. The photo was taken at the RAB Media Centre in DhakaRAB

RAB said in the primary interrogation, the abductors admitted to the incident in both cases. Legal measures are being taken against them

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has rescued three abducted victims, including three-month-old Shin in separate drives at the Golam Bazar area in Keraniganj and Teknikpara, Gazipur.

Six abductors were also arrested around the same time.

“Shin’s family said a man named Sumon abducted their child on May 17 and called from a mobile phone, asking for Tk2 lakh ransom,” said  RAB 10 Commanding Officer (CO) Jahangir Hossain Matubbar.

Later, a team of RAB 10 conducted a drive and arrested Sumon at 2pm on Thursday.

“After interrogating Sumon, we rescued the child from a house in the Golam Bazar Habib Colony lane area,” he added.

Sumon is a television and fridge mechanic. The victim’s family knew him through his work.

Legal action will be taken against him.

Meanwhile, RAB 1 Senior Assistant Director Muhit Kabir Sarniyabat said a RAB 1 team conducted a drive at Teknikpara area in Gazipur on Friday morning and rescued two victims named Mirajul Islam and Rakibul Islam.

During the drive, RAB also arrested five abductors: Rabby Hasan Niloy, 22, Md Rakib, 20, Md Shakil Mollah, 21, Md Shohel Rana, 20, and Md Shohag, 23.

RAB recovered a foreign pistol, two bullets, three knives, six mobile phones and a credit card from their possession.

Sarniyabat also said Miraj and Rakibul were abducted from Gazipur’s Joydebpur area at around 7pm on Thursday.

They were locked in a house in Teknikpara.

Miraj managed to escape around 4am on Friday. He called RAB and a team immediately conducted a drive and rescued Rakibul and arrested 5 abductors.

RAB said in the primary interrogation, the abductors admitted to the incident in both cases. Legal measures are being taken against them.

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