Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested six alleged members of a organize ‘Dacoite gang’ from the city’s Shyampur on Sunday night.
The arrested dacoits are—Md Sumon, Md Jahed Meer, Md Badal Mia, Md Rifat Sikder, Kazi Afzal and Anwar Hossain.
Acting on a tip-off, a special DB team led by Senior Assistant Commissioner Snigdha Akhter conducted a drive at around 8:10 pm and arrested the six gangsters along with one revolver, two round of bullets, one toy pistol and twp shar weapons, said Deputy Commissioner (Media) of DMP Muntashirul Islam.
The detectives conducted the drive following information that the gang members were holding secret meeting to commit dacoity, the DC (Media) added.
Two separate cases were filed with Shyampur police station in connection with the incident.