Judicial

4 members of a gang of robbers arrested

Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested four alleged robbers, including its leader, from Tongi in Gazipur.

The detectives also recovered one robbed gold chain, Tk14,000 in cash, one iron chapati , two sewing ranges, one screwdriver and one knife from their possessions.

The arrestees were identified as Zakir Hossain, leader of the bandit's gang, and three are--Mohammad Sabuj, Mohammad Omar and Mohammad Osman Gani Swapan.

Based on secret information, a special team of the DB (North Division) conducted a raid on Zakir's Bhangari (scrap) shop in front of Anwar Ceiling and Popular Pharmaceutical Factory at Teesta Gate in Tongi Naogaon area of Gazipur at around 8:30 pm on Monday night.

They arrested the four dacoits and recovered the cash and other goods from their possessions during the drive.

Briefing reporters at the DMP media centre in the city on Tuesday, Additional Commissioner (DB) of the DMP AKM Hafeez Akhter said five bandits entered a house after cutting grill in Bhatulia area of Uttarkhan in the capital on April 5 late night.

The dacoits gang looted over Tk 3 lakh in cash and gold ornaments worth around Tk 8 lakh at gunpoint . A dacoity case was filed with Uttar Khan police station in connection with the robbery incident the next day. Later, the case was transferred to DB.

The top DB officer said that the investigation of the case was given to the Airport Zonal Team of DB (Uttara Division).

He said that since the gangsters did not use any technical device in committing the robbery, it took difficulties to unravel the mystery of the incident. But at one stage a group was identified with the robbery incident by analyzing the intelligence data. Four of them were arrested during a raid in Tongi area on Monday, he said.

The DB chief said that among those arrested was Zakir Hossain, the leader of the bandit's gang. Others rob under his direction. After the robbery, Zakir took all the money and goods. In return, he pays for their (bandits) family's expenditure and gave them drugs.

Source: United News of Bangladesh