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4 fishermen kidnapped in Laxmipur

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Dhaka – A gang of pirates kidnapped four fishermen for not paying toll from the Meghna river adjacent to Char Abdullahpur in Ramgati upazila on Thursday noon.Two of the kidnapped fishermen were identified as Mahiuddin and Bablu.Quoting local fishermen second officer of Ramgati Police Station M Rafiq said when a group of fishermen were catching fish in the river at noon 7-8 members of a pirate gang, including Majnu, Mizan and Wahed, demanded toll from the fishermen,UNB News Agency Reported.
As the fishermen denied paying toll, the bandits swooped on them with sharp weapons, leaving Alauddin and another fisherman injured.Later, they picked up four fishermen and fled the scene.The kidnappers demanded a huge amount of money as ransom from the family members of the four fishermen.The injured fishermen were whisked off to a hospital, Rafiq added.

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