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Five nabbed with arms in Mymensingh
Our Correspondent
Published :Thursday, 19 May, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 13
MYMENSINGH, May 18: A team of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab-14) arrested five youths including a councilor's son from town's Rambabu Road area early Monday.
The arrestees have been identified as Etwar Islam Ruchi, 32, Md Shahidul Islam Dipu, 31, Rafiur Rahman Khan, 32, Md Mushfiqur Rahman, 29, and Motahar Hossain Mazed, 33; all hail from different areas of Mymensingh town.
Ruchi is son of Md Nazrul Islam, councilor of Ward no-17 under Mymensingh municipality.
Rab also seized a private car and recovered a foreign pistol with two rounds of bullet and a magazine from their possession, Rab sources said.
A Rab team led by Rab-14 commander (In-charge) Major Md Shahol Ahmed Nobel and Assistant Police Superintendent Shamim Ara Begum raided the area and arrested them, said assistant police superintendent Sayed of Rab-14.
The arrestees are involved in arms trading, Rab sources claimed.
After interrogation, the arrestees were handed over to Kotwali Police Station on Tuesday morning.
They were produced before a Mymensingh court this afternoon that sent them to jail, said Mohammad Ali Sheikh,  officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.

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