RAB apprehended Sakhawat Hossain on Saturday afternoon
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained a man from Chatmohar upazila in Pabna on allegation of his involvement in illegal arms trading.
Sakhawat Hossain, 41, a resident of Khotbari in Mulgram, was apprehended on Saturday afternoon, said Md Aminul Kabir Tarafder, camp commander of RAB 12.
Acting on a tip-off, the battalion personnel conducted a drive at Khotbari and detained Sakhawat along with a gun and a cartridge, he said.
"Sakhawat was involved in trading illegal arms for a long time. Besides, he used to intimidate locals with the arms," Aminul Kabir said.
He was handed over to Chatmohar police station on Saturday night, the RAB official added.