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6 ‘robbers’ held in Gazipur
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6 ‘robbers’ held in Gazipur

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members arrested six alleged members of a robber gang from the Shitalakkha River under Kaliganj upazila of Gazipur district on Thursday night, reports UNB. 

The elite force also seized a trawler, an engine-run boat and six sharp weapons from their possession.

The arrestees are Shahin Hossain, 30, Sohel Mia, 29, Saddam Hossain, 28, Khairul Islam, 23, Upal Kabir, 19, and Faisal, 20.

A team of RAB-1 took position at Godaraghat at night based on prior information. The team conducted a drive when the gangsters were looting a dredger around 11:30pm, said Commanding Officer (CO) of RAB-1 Lt Col Sarwar Bin Quashem.

During preliminary interrogation, the arrestees revealed that they used to commit robbery at various goods-laden vessels and dredgers in the river, he said.