August 6, 2021, 12:05 am
Nazrul Islam, Joypurhat: Police arrested five members of dacoits while preparing for robbery by holding ropes on both sides of road at Pakarmatha area of Joypurhat sadar on Friday night. Police recovered an ambulance and country made weapons from their possession.
The arrested were identified as Abri Hasan (26), son of Mantu Hossain of Harail area of Joypurhat Sadar, Roni Akram (27), son Abdul Alim of Sotahar uttarpara village of Joypurhat sadar, Nayan (29), son of Late Afzal Hossain of Hanail Bambu area of sadar. Khushibuzzaman Khushib (24), son of Bakul Mian of Harail Babupara area of sadar, Habbir Rahman (27), son of Late Mozahar Ali of Chhoto Manushmora village under Birampur upazila of Dinajpur district. He lives at Arafat Nagar area of Joypurhat town.
Officer-in-charge of Joypurhat police station A K M Alamgir Jahan said the members of dacoit were divided into two parts and were taking preparation for the robbery by holding rope on both side of Joypurha-Akkelpur road. On information police went to the spot. Sensing the presence of police the robbers tried to flee. Police were able to arrest five robbers chasing one kilometer. At that time, a few more dacoits managed to flee.
He said legal action would be taken against those arrested. It is mentionable, police recovered one ramda, one chinese axe, three sharp knives, one iron chapati, three iron pipes, one wooden stick, one 25 feet long black and white nylon rope, an ambulance called Swapna and Tuba (Reg: Dhaka Metro-Ch-11-2148) and six mobile sets cell phones from the scene.