Dhaka, July 10 (UNB)- Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has arrested 13 suspected robbers conducting raids in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar and Mohammadpur areas on Wednesday night.
The arrestees are—Nur Mohammad alias Mamun, 30, Richard Folia alias Sagar, 24, Md Sumon, 21, Md Jonny, 20, Md Washim Miah, 23, Saddam Hossain, 24, Md Rubel, 20, Md Sujan, 18, Md Shahin, 18, Md Rubel, 19, Akash Islam, 19, Md Yousuf, 18, and Ilyas Kanchan, 18.
Based on secret information, an operational team of Rab-2 conducted drives at Dhaka Uddyan of Mohammadpur and Sher-e-Banglanagar area near the University Grand Commission (UGC) building between 10:40 pm and 11.30 pm and arrested the 13 alleged robbers along with sharp weapons including knives, said Rab-2, ASP Md Saiful Malik.
During preliminary interrogation, the arrestees admitted that they are active members of an organized robbers’ gang. They used to commit robberies after entering flats and houses through cutting grills and breaking locks, he added.