RAB detains man with firearms, ammunition in Rajshahi

Published: February 13, 2019 11:49:53 | Updated: February 14, 2019 12:07:49

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an alleged firearms-trader with two foreign pistols and some ammunition in Rajshahi district on Tuesday.

The arrestee was identified as Nazmul Hossain, 26, son of Nazrul Islam of Krishnapur village under Bholahat upazila, RAB officials said.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in Bargachhia Bazar area under the same upazila at around 1:30pm and arrested Nazmul Hossain.

They seized two foreign pistols with four magazines, 14 rounds of bullets, a mobile phone set, four SIM-cards and Tk 1,140 in cash from his possession, reports BSS.

Quoting his confessional statement the RAB officials said Nazmul was involved in firearms trafficking and trading for long.

The arrestee along with the seized arms and ammunition were handed over to police.

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