Comilla: Police in a drive arrested six suspected members of a robber gang from Chowrasta area in Homna upazila early Thursday.
During the drive, four policemen of Homna police station, including officer-in-charge Abul Faysal, were injured.
Tipped off, a team of police launched a drive in the area and intercepted two CNG-run auto-rickshaws, carrying the gang members, while they were going to Homna from Gouripur in the dead of night, the OC said.
The law enforcers chased off the robbers and later arrested six of them while their other associates managed to flee.
The six arrestees were Akash,23, son of Jaj Miah of Shrimaddi village, Safiqul Islam,24, son of Khorshed Miah, and Suman,25, son of Ishaq Miah of Darichar village, Kabir Hossain,25, son of Mati Miah of Lutia village of Homna upazila and Mohammad Alam,35, son of Abdul Gafur of Hat Chandina village in Daudkandi upazila and Rabiul Hasan,29, son of Meratul Haque of Morai Kandi village in Titas upazila.
The police team also recovered one pipe gun, two rounds of bullet, two machetes and four masks from their possession.