Alleged robber gang posing as DB police held

Alleged robber gang posing as DB police held

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Dhaka, July 18 – The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 12 members of an alleged inter-district robber gang from South Jatrabari area in the city on Monday.Two pistols, two magazines loaded with six bullets, two handcuffs , one DB Jacket, some sharp weapons and materials, used in committing robbery, were recovered from their possessions, police said.
The arrestees are Barek Mia, Gaffar Ahmed, Monir Hossain, Rasel alias Borsha, Al Amin al;ias Dipo, Morshed alias Minto, Sabuj Hossain Shyamal alias Alam, Riaj, Mehedi Hasan alias Mehedi, driver Md Nazmul Hasan alias Ershad and Arman Hossain.
Briefing reporters at DMP media centre on Tuesday, Joint Commissioner (DB) Abdu Baten said, based on secret information, a special DB team raided South Jatrabari area at around 2:50 pm and arrested the 12 members of an inter-district robber gang. They were preparing to commit robbery, he said.
During preliminary interrogation, the arrestees revealed that they usually take positionon dividing into 2-3 small groups in and outside banks. One group target a client when he or she withdraw money, while another group conveys the information to another group, who stays outside the bank. The third group wait inside a microbus at some distance of the bank, the Joint Commissioner said.
Finally, when the targeted client come out the bank with the money, the gangsters pick up him or her inside the microbus introducing themselves DB police and later loot valuables at gun point.
A case was filed with Jatrabari police station. – News Desk

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