Rapid Action Battalion in separate drives arrested three people along with arms and ammunition in Rajbari and Faridpur districts on Monday.
In Rajbari, Abul Bashar Mia, officer-in-charge of Pangsha Police Station, said police arrested an alleged member of an outlawed party along with a shutter gun and three rounds of bullet from a Mahogany orchard in Panghsa upazila on Monday.
The arrested person was identified as Tajul Islam, ringleader of ‘Tajul Bahini’ and son of Abdul Rafique of Kurapara village.
In Faridpur, members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested two suspected criminals along with arms and bullets from Boropaturia in Kalukhali upazila of Rajbari district on Monday.
The arrestees were identified as Alamgir Hossain Mondol, 48, and Arjoo Sheikh, 22, both hailing from Sripur in Magra district.
Acting on a tip-off, a RAB-8 team conducted drive in the area and arrested the duo along with a shutter gun and some rounds of bullet on Monday evening.
A case has been filed in this connection under the Arms Act.