Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested 10 people with firearms and sharp weapons from Mugda and Rampura areas in the city on Sunday night. Of them 6 were robbers and 4 were snatchers.
Monirul Islam, joint commissioner of DB police, told a press conference at Minto Road that they were held with a pistol, three rounds bullets, three machetes, two microbuses and a private car last night. The DB official said a team of detectives conducted the drive in Rampura and Mugda areas of the city on and arrested them at night, he said.
The arrested people were identified as Md Aktar Hossain, Aftaf Hossain, Md Hanif, Md Helal, Md Sumon Ali Apple Md Jewel Hossain, Riyaz, Md Masud, Md Saiful Islam and Belal.