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8 suspected criminals arrested in Benapole

  • Published at 10:45 am May 10th, 2019
Police presents some criminals arrested after conducting a raid near the Bangladesh-India border, in Benapole, Jessore on Thursday, May 09, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

Police have also recovered drugs from the scene

Police have arrested eight suspected criminals near the Bangladesh-India border, in Benapole, Jessore.

They were arrested on Thursday after the police conducted a raid.

Benapole port police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Sheikh Saleh Masud Karim confirmed the incident.

The arrestees are: Rezaul Gazi, 56; Rabiul Hossain, 44; Mohitul Ali Gazi, 35; Shamim Hossain Tutul, 35; Muktar Hossain, 22; Imran Hossain, 37; Abdul Gani, 32; and Ashok Das, 33.

Police said they conducted the raid after receiving information that criminals were hiding in the area. Drugs were also recovered from the scene.

The OC said: “We have sent them [the arrestees] to Jessore court.”