RAB nabs two suspected arms trader in C’nawabganj

Published: November 09, 2018 17:05:56 | Updated: November 10, 2018 12:15:27

Photo: Collected from UNB

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two suspected arms traders in Chapainawabganj on Thursday.

They were detained from Sonamasjid Jalshukarbil in Shibganj upazila of the district and have been identified as Nazrul Islam Ataur, 40, and Alamgir Molla, 30.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB-5 conducted a drive in the area at around 6:30 pm and arrested the duo along with one foreign made pistol, two magazines, four bullets and Tk 37,417 in cash, according to a RAB press release.

The detainees were then handed over to Shibganj Police Station, UNB reported.

The arrestees had long been involved in arms trading, said RAB officials.

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