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5 held for boosting motorcycles

  • Published at 02:48 pm January 25th, 2020
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Police recovered seven motorcycles and a pistol with two bullets

Detective branch of police has arrested five people of a ring for hijacking motorcycles and reselling them to customers in Dhaka.

They were arrested from Narayanganj and Dhaka's Khilgaon in a drive Friday night.

The arrestees are - Sujon Sheikh, Mostfizur Rahman Manik, Emon, Liton Sardar, and Ramjan Hossain.

Police recovered seven motorcycles and a pistol with two bullets from them, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner (media) Masudur Rahman said in a press conference Saturday noon.

He said: "They would hijack motorcycles and then resell them to customers after drawing up fake documents for the vehicle."

One of the arrestees, Manik, is wanted in 19 cases. The five will be produced before a court with a remand prayer, he added.