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Police arrest 6 robbers, 4 hijackers in separate Gazipur drives

  • Published at 11:06 pm March 17th, 2019

Two separate cases have been filed in the incidents

Police have arrested six robbers and four hijackers in separate drives from Gazipur city as they prepared to go into action.

The suspects were arrested in the early hours of Sunday.

The arrested are: Selim, alias Pichchi Selim, 26, from Mymensingh; Tarikul Islam, 20, and Shafikul Islam, 21, from Jamalpur; Shajib, 18, from Gazipur; Sohel Rana, 15, from Bason police station area; Imran Ahmed, 20, and Monirul Islam Munna, 24, from Tangail; Shanto, 19, of Lalmonirhat, and Mizanur Rahman, 19, from Natore.

They all were sent to jail after being produced before a Gazipur court. 

Confirming the news, Bason police station OC, Md Mokhter Hossain, said a police team conducted a drive at the Islampur graveyard area around 3am on information, and arrested six people while they were preparing for a robbery in the area.

Two knives and two axes were seized at the time from their possession.

“A case has been filed regarding the matter,” the OC added.

Another police team arrested four hijackers around 5:30am while they were trying to hijack people in the Jarun Deltamor area under Kashimpur police station, said SI Sheikh Mofijur Rahman, of the station.

SI Mofijur said a case was filed at the police station about the incident.