Upon receiving a tip-off from the detective branch, RAB 6 detained them and recovered sharp weapons, ammunition, and firearms
The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Thursday detained a wanted criminal and his two of his associates in possession of two firearms and 19 sharp weapons from Formayesh Khana in Khulna's Digholia upazila.
Upon receiving a tip-off from the detective branch, RAB 6 detained them and recovered sharp weapons, ammunition, and firearms.
The detained are Ripon Sheikh alias Condom Ripon, 30, of Formayesh Khana, Abdullah Kawsar, 24, of Pabna Sadar, and Iqbal Sheikh, 27, of Khalishpur police station, Khulna.
RAB 6 Director Syed Mohammad Nurus Salehin Yusuf confirmed the matter at a press briefing yesterday.
He said: "Ripon is the secretary of Barmashil Ghat Owners' Association and is a listed criminal in Digholia upazila. We recovered 1 rifle, 1 shooter-gun, 1 magazine, 19 sharp weapons, 4 mobile phones, 4 sim cards, 1 memory card, and Tk1,350 in cash, from the location."
When asked about the reason behind his name, Condom Ripon told Dhaka Tribune: "People use me for their personal gains and forget me as soon as they are done. Because I have been used by many people, that is why I chose this name."