Dhaka – The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested 19 alleged members of a doper gang including its three alleged ringleaders from different places of the city in three separate drives from Monday noon till evening.
The law enforcers also seized huge sedatives and herbal medicines from their possession.Briefing to reporters at DMP media centre on Tuesday Joint Coimmissioner (DB) Monirul Islam said a DB team conducted a raid at Paltan thana area at around 2:15 pm and arrested Md Abdur Rajjak, Md Palash Mollah, Md Abdul Mannan, Md Shahin, Md Faruk Chowdhury alias Masum and Md Sohel.
Another team of DB raided Saidabad Bus terminal area at around 5:10 pm and arrested Abdur Rahman Sheikh, Md Jakir Hossain, Md Omar Faruq, Md Ismail Hossain and Md Joynal Abedin alias Babul Khandker.
As part of its drive against ‘Doper gang’ , the detectives also arrested ringleader well known as Mohajan Md Abbas Ali, Md Shar Ali, Md Abdul Matin alias Mati, Md Sultan Shiekh, Md Abdul Khaleque, Mahinur and Rashedul alias Ripan from Moghbazar crossing area at around 8:45 pm.
During preliminary interrogation, the arrested gangsters revealed that they were preparing themselves to snatch away valuables and money from innocent people after unconscious them staying in respective spots from where they were arrested by DB police, said the Joint Commissioner (DB).
They usually used to get into passenger busses on Gabtali-Savar-Shulia-Chandura-Manikgonj, Jatrabari-Maowa-Chittagong Road0Naryangong routes disguising as canvassers and at one stage they some feed them sedatives mixed foods to unconscious the targeted passenger and then took away their valuables, he said. – News Desk