Dhaka, May 18 (UNB) - Detectives arrested 65 alleged ‘Ogyan Party’ members from different areas of the city on Friday.
Several teams of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police conducted drives against the gangsters, who usually loot valuables from people in crowded places like market, shopping mall, bus station, railway station and launch ghat, after feeding them sedatives, said DMP Joint Commissioner (DB) Mahbub Alam while briefing reporters at the DMP Media Centre on Saturday.
They also recovered sedatives, juice and dates laced with sedatives, and seven stolen motorcycles and one private car.
Of them, members of Serious Crime Investigation Division of the DB arrested 38 from the New Market area while DB (North Division) arrested 11 from Fakirerpool and Kuril Biswa Road areas.
DB (East Division) members arrested four members of Ogyan Party from Wari area while DB (South Division) arrested seven suspected gang members from Gulistan and DB (West Division) arrested five gangsters from Uttara area.