Robbery at ex-policeman's house; valuables worth Tk 5 lakh looted
A robbery was committed in a former policeman's house at Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali district early Thursday.
Locals said some four to five masked robbers intruded into the house of Md Shahjahan, a retired police havildar, at Dakshin Jafrabad village under Keshabpur union at about 1:00am.
The robbers tied up the man's hands, legs and mouth. They also beat up his wife as she requested them to release him.
Later, the robbers looted ornament, cash and valuables worth about Tk 5 lakh from the house.
Being informed, police went to the house, said Bauphal Police Station officer in-charge Md Al Mamun.
They are investigating the matter, he added.