11 hijackers arrested in city
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), in separate drives, arrested 11 members of two gangs involved in hijacking from city's Sadarghat and Signboard areas on Tuesday night.
The detainees are identified as Md Arifur Rahman, 34, Md Monir,40, Md Mostaq Mollah,26, Md Abdul Mukim,27, Md Sohag,28, Billal Hossain,24, Md Rony,27, Md Shafiqul Islam,35, Md Saiful Islam,28, Md Nasir,40 and Md Zakir Hossain,48.
Acting on a tip-off, the elite forces of RAB-10 started drives around 7pm last night and arrested them," RAB-10 Commanding Officer (Captain) Major Mohammad Ashraful Huq confirmed the incidents to this correspondent.
The RAB recovered a total of 11 knives, 40 blades, 11 mobile phones and Tk 7,830 in cash during the drives, he said.
Legal action will be taken against them as the arrestees were handed over to the police station, he added. -BSS