Khulna, May 24 (UNB) – Police arrested a woman along with a gold bar, weighing one kg, from Pather bazar in the city on Thursday.
The arrestee is Kulsum Begum, 40, wife of Abu Taher of Morelganj upazila in Bagerhat district.
Tipped off, a team of police intercepted a Bagerhat-bound bus from Benapole and arrested the woman along with the gold bar worth Tk 40 lakh, said Shafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Khanjahan Ali Police Station.
Chattogram, May 24 (UNB) – Police in a drive arrested 54 Rohingya people from Kazir Deuri area in the city early Friday.
Being tipped off that some Rohingya people were roaming in the city, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested 54 Rohingyas including 14 women and 32 children around 1:30 am, said Mohammad Mahsin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.
The Rohingya people came here to collect ‘zakat’ during the month of Ramadan, he said.
Police are taking steps to send them back to Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp, said the OC.