Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested an alleged arms trader and recovered three foreign made pistols, five magazines and 46 ammunition from Khagrachhary-Panchhary road in Khagrachhary district.
The arrestee was identified as Md Rabiul Islam, 32, son of Sirajul Islam of village Dodom of Panchhary upazila in Khagrachhary district.
Acting on a tip off, a special team of the Rab-7, led by its Commanding Officer (CO) Lt Col MoshiourRahman, conducted a raid on Khagrachhary-Panchhary Road, adjacent to Khagrachhary Stadium, at around 3:30 pm, said Operation officer of the battalion ASP Md Mashkur Rahman.
During the drive, the elite force arrested the arms dealer Rabiul along with the arms and ammunition, he said.
A case was lodged with Khagrachhary police station under Arms Act.
Source: United News of Bangladesh