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Gazi TV staff kidnapped, rescued by RAB

  • Published at 01:13 am April 17th, 2019
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Nazrul was kidnapped from Shahbagh area in Dhaka around 3pm on Tuesday

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested three people – in connection with the kidnapping of a Gazi TV staff – from Tatltola area of Khilgaon in Dhaka on Tuesday around 8:30pm. 

Confirming the matter to the Dhaka Tribune, RAB 10 Deputy Commanding Officer Ashraful Haque said that the abducted person, Nazrul Islam, a Gazi TV broadcaster was safely rescued from the kidnappers at the time. 

Nazrul was kidnapped from Shahbagh area in Dhaka around 3pm on Tuesday, when some people (kidnappers) accused him of breaking one of their cell phones when a person bumped into Nazrul and intentionally dropped their phone, he said.

They demanded that Nazrul buy him a new phone and took him to a secluded area and abducted him, he added.

Based on information, RAB started investigation and rescue Nazrul and arrested the three abductors, said the RAB official.

The arrestees are— Nasir Uddin, Amirul Islam, and Robin Miah. 

Legal actions will be taken after investigating the matter, he added.