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6 July, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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7 ‘muggers’ held over shooting bKash agents

Staff Reporter

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-1 has arrested seven people for their alleged involvement with an incident of shooting two bKash agents and snatching Tk 15 lakh in Gazipur in May this year. The arrested people are Sagar Barui (35), Md Rubel (35), Md Babul Babu (36), Md Anwar Hossain (35), Swapan Mahmud (49), Md Yusuf Ali (28) and Md Anwar Hossain (28). They all were arrested by a RAB team on Wednesday.

During a media briefing yesterday at RAB media centre in Karwanbazaar, Md Rakibuzzaman, Deputy Captain of RAB-1 gave detailed descriptions of the incident that took place months ago.

He said, the arrestees were members of organised gang of robbers and muggers. They used to disguise themselves as tailor, salesmen, garment workers, land brokers or taxicab drivers and carry on their activities. They targeted various financial institutions, including several banks.

Md Rakibuzzaman said that earlier, on May 13 miscreants shot two ‘bKash’ and ‘Robi’ agents and mugged Tk 15 lakh in Chandana intersection area of Gazipur. The injured were bKash agent Iqbal Hossain, 33 and Robi agent Asaduzzaman, 30.

RAB investigated into the case and found that a group are working as an organised team and engaged heinous crime.

On Wednesday tipped- off, RAB conducting in an operation that these group were organised to plan robbing financial organisation in Uttara. That time RAB detained them. They also seized two foreign fire arms, two magazines, 16 rounds of bullet, two motor cycles, seven mobile sets and Tk two thousand three hundred, said the RAB official.

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