Police arrested two alleged robbers along with some homemade weapons during a drive in Hamkura area of Jessore-Narail road on Saturday night.
The arrestees were identified as Monirul Islam, son of Md Kamal Hossain, of Bakchar Purbapara area in Jessore, and Al-Amin, son of Golam Mostofa Sheikh of Brahmaninagar village in Lohagara upazila of Narail district, reports UNB.
Sub-Inspector of Kotwali Police Station Md Zamil said on secret information they conducted the drive in the area around 1:30am and arrested the duo while they were preparing to commit a robbery.
Others 7/8 members of the robber team managed to flee, he said.
Police also seized two machetes, one Chinese axe, one wood-cutter axe, one knife, three steel's pipe, and rope from the spot, the SI said.
A case has been filed in this connection.