Police arrested nine abductors and rescued three people from the clutches of the abductors in separate places of the district on Wednesday and Thursday.
Sub-inspector of Detective Branch of Police Chandan Kumer Chakravarty said Mobarak Hossain, hail from Dhanbari uapzila of Tangail and a garment worker, was abducted from near his working place at Konabari in Gazipur on April 28. Later, the abductors demanded Tk 2 lakh as ransom from his family over phone.
When the abductors went to Tangail along with Mobarak for taking the ransom money from his wife DB police arrested five abductors from Babystand area in sadar uapzila and rescued Mobarak Hossain on Wednesday night. The arrestees are Joynal Abedin, Latif Miah, Abdur Rahim, Dilip and Fazlul Haq.
Meanwhile, two youths, who were abducted from Jamgrarah area in Ashulia on Wednesday evening, were rescued from Paikara village in Kalihati upazila on Thursday night.
The victims were identified as Ekramul Alam Dipu, 25 of Mirgaon village of Joydevpur thana in Gazipur and Arif,25, son of Tota Miah of Paikara village of Kalihati upazila.
The abductors demanded Tk 2 lakh ransom from the families of the youths.
Police arrested four abductors-Ershad, Asadul, Ismail and Azizur -when they went to Paikara village to take the ransom money and rescued the two victims. A microbus used by the abductors was also seized. –UNB, Tangail