Arms trader arrested in benapole

Arms trader arrested in benapole


Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested an alleged arms trader in possession of a foreign-made pistol from Bolfield area here on Friday night.

The arrestee was identified as Nasir Uddin,24, son of Amjad Hossain, a resident of Putkhali village under Benapole port thana.

Jessore Rab-6 company commander Niaz Mohammad Foisal said on a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in the area at about 11:00 pm.

Later, Rab men arrested Nasir while his other associates managed to flee the scene.

The elite force recovered a foreign-made 9MM pistol from his possession.

The arrestee was handed over to Benapole Port Police Station on Saturday morning.


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