Arms trader held with 4 firearms in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)

arrested an arms trader with four one-shooter guns and 23 rounds cartridge

from Shikalbaha area under Karnaphuli thana in the city today.

The arrested was identified as Mohammad Ali Akbar, 50, son of Nur Ahmed,

hailed from Hatiya upazila of Noahkhali district.

Assistant Director of RAB-7 Mahmudur Rahman Mamun said, based on secret

information, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in the area and

nabbed Akbar with the arms and ammunition around 5am.

In primary interrogation, the arms trader confessed his involvement with

such arms trading for long, Mamun said, adding that a case was filed with

Karnaphuli thana in this connection.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)