Three forest robbers arrested with arms in Sundarbans

Published: November 11, 2017 13:54:04 | Updated: November 12, 2017 14:18:28


Police arrested three members of a forest robber gang from Pashurtola Khal in the Sundarbans under Satkhira range on Saturday.

The arrestees were Rabiul Islam (30), Tabibur Rahman Morol (26), Shahidul Islam Sheikh (25), a news agency reported.

Syed Mannan Ali, the Officer-in-Charge of Shyamnagar police station, said that acting on secret information, police conducted a drive when the forest robber gang ‘Nur Hossian Bahini’ was taking preparation to commit a robbery at Pashurtola Khal in Shyamnagar upazila.

Police also recovered a one-barrel pistol and 20 rounds of bullets.

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