8 'muggers' held in city

8 ‘muggers’ held in city


Dhaka – Police in separate drives arrested eight suspected muggers from Agargaon and Tejgaon in the city on early Friday and Thursday night.Tipped off that a gang of bandits were taking preparation to commit robbery in the city, a team of Sher-E-Bangla Nagar Police Station conducted a drive at West Agargaon around 2:45 am and arrested the four robbers along with two machetes and two iron rods.The arrestees were identified as Mujaffar, 20, Shwadhin, 20, Ariful Islam Chayan, 20, and Masud, 25.A case was filed in this connection.Earlier on Thursday night, a team of Tejgaon Police Station arrested four alleged muggers along with four knives from in front of an under-construction building near Sonargaon crossing around 9:15 pm, said deputy commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Masudur Rahman.The arrestees are — Rubel Mia, Azharul Islam, Md Rana and Md Manzu.A case was filed with Tejgaon Police Station in connection with the incident.UNB news agency


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