Sleuths of Gazipur Metropolitan Police's detective branch on Wednesday claimed to have busted a gang of robbers, with the arrest of its six members late on Tuesday night.
The arrestees have been identified as Minarul Islam Sujan (24), Idris Mia (40), Razu alias Sohel (22), Hridoy Hossain (20), Sujan Rana (19), and Mehedi Hasan Apu (21).
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Jakir Hasan, deputy commissioner of Gazipur Metropolitan Police, said, that acting on a tip-off, the detectives conducted a special drive at Chandona Chowrasta and nabbed them "as they were planning to commit a robbery in the area".
Lethal weapons have been seized from the possession of the accused, he said. "Legal action will be taken against the arrestees," the police officer added.