CHATTOGRAM, - Detectives of Chattogram Metropolitan
Police (CMP) in a drive arrested a two-member band of snatchers from city's
Shah Amant Shah road under Kotwali thana early today.
Mohammad Mizanur Rahman, assistant deputy commissioner of Detective Branch
CMP said the alleged snatchers had been mugging for long beside the
Chattogram central jail area targeting the pedestrians and female in the
The arrestees were identified as Sujan, 24, hailed from Dhaka and Abdul
Kader Shanto, 25, hailing from Chandpur district.
Based on secret information, a team of Kotwali thana police in a drive
arrested them from north side of Chattogram central jail at 2 am early today.
Police also recovered a country made LG gun, two cartridges, two knives and
looted mobile phones from their possession.
The arrested snatchers confessed that they had been mugging pedestrians,
especially females targeting their smart phones, purses, cash and valuables
at the aforesaid area for long, Mizan added.
A case was filed with Kotwali thana in this connection.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)