RAB have arrested six members of the gang involved in the robbery of the Eden Autos Motorcycle Showroom in the capital's Shyamolibagh area in Mirpur.
They were arrested with weapons from Dhaka's Keraniganj and Dhamrai during RAB raids on Saturday night.
The arrestees are the mastermind of the robbery Md. Johirul Islam, 33, Jasim Uddin, 34, Md. Zahidul Islam Sikder, 26, Md. Khairul Bhuiyan, 20, Md. Rakib Hasan, 20, and Md. Nayan, 28.
During the raid, four machetes used for robbery, and Tk 1,93,000 cash looted from the showroom were recovered from the gang members.
After the arrest they admitted that they were involved with the robbery, said RAB sources.
On the evening of October 12, 2021, a gang of robbers entered the showroom of Eden Autos, dealer of Uttara Motors in Shyamlibagh area of Mirpur, and attacked manager Wadud Sajib and motor technician Nur Nabi Hasan with machetes. During the robbery they vandalized glasses, computers, laptops, broke cash drawers and robbed Tk 5,50,000 cash and a desktop monitor.