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11 fake DB men arrested in city

DHAKA, Feb 12, 2017 (BSS) - Members of Detective Branch (DB) of police yesterday arrested 11 robbers, who used to carry out robbery impersonating DB personnel, from capital's Sabujbagh area.

"A team of DB east division detained - Md Eusuf Qazi, Md Alauddin Ali, Md Akash Rahman Mintu, Md Afsar Ali, Faruk Hossain, Md A Malek Miah, Md Masud Pervej, Md Shahin Qazi, Md Liton Sheikh, Md Masum Gazi and Md Aslam Sheikh as they were preparing to carry out robbery," DB joint commissioner Abdul Baten said at a press briefing held at DMP media centre.

Police recovered three microbuses, three foreign-made pistols, five round of bullet, two pipe guns, three magazines, one walky-talky, five jackets of DB, five handcuffs and one bag from their possession.

"Apart from robbery, they used to mug people after picking them up on their microbuses posing as DB men," the DB official added.

Two cases were filed in this regard.

Meanwhile, members of Jatrabari Police Station have arrested three robbers early today from Janapath moor area in the capital. Police recovered three sharp weapons from them.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)