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Police arrests 11 dacoits in capital

DHAKA, Feb 4, 2017 (BSS) - Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in separate drives arrested 11 dacoits in the capital and arrested some sharp weapons from their possessions.

Of the arrestees, Uzzal, 28, Rifat, 20, Faruk, 20, Hanif, 24, Raju, 25, and Bappi, 27, were arrested from Bash Potti area in Shanir Akhra at around 11.35 pm yesterday.

Members of Jatrabari Police Station picked them up as the dacoits were preparing to carry out a robbery in the area. Police recovered three machetes from their possessions.

Another dacoit was arrested from capital's Kawla area by members of Airport Police Station last night. Police recovered two machetes from the possession of Dulal Matabbar alias Opu, 23.

Meanwhile, Uttara East Police Station members have arrested four dacoits- Aminul Islam, 26, Sabuj Sarker, 27, Tushar Ahammed, 26, and Asif Ahammed, 20, from in front of Kashodi Restaurant in the area early today and recovered a knife and machete from them.

Separate cases were filed with local police stations.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)