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Criminal’ held with arms in Joypurhat

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a 'listed criminal' along with arms from Puranapoil in Sadar upazila on Tuesday night.

The arrestee was identified as Zakaria Hossain Rocky, 37, a 'listed terrorist' and son of Nazrul Islam.

Tipped off, a team of Rab-5 conducted a drive in the area around 9:30pm and arrested Rocky along with a pistol, one magazine, eight sharp weapons and three bullets, said Additional Superintendent MM Mohaimenur Rashid, camp commander of Joypurhat Rab-5.

Rocky was wanted in 10 criminal cases, said the Rab official.

Source: United News of Bangladesh