Robbery at trader's house; valuables worth Tk 15 lakh looted
A robbery was committed in a trader's house at Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj district early Thursday.
Locals said some 10 to 12 masked robbers intruded into the house of one Ali Hossain at village Sadipur under the upazila at about 3:00 at night.
The robbers made the family members hostages tying them up at gunpoint.
Later, the robbers looted ornament, cash and valuables worth about Tk 15 lakh from the house.
Being informed, police went to the house and collected evidence, said Taltala Police Investigation Center in-charge Ahsan Ullah.
Police claimed that they had launched drives in the areas to arrest the robbers.