Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a suspected robber along with three foreign pistols and 15 bullets from char area in Fulchhari upazila of Gaibandha on Saturday night.
The deputy company commander of RAB-13 Habibur Rahman said on secret information, RAB team conducted a drive while a gang of bandits, led by its leader Rezaul Karim, was taking preparation to commit robbery in the char areas.
However, sensing the presence of the elite force members, the robbers fled the scene firing bullets towards the law enforcers, Habibur added.
Following the incident, RAB personnel chased the robber gang and arrested the mastermind Rezaul Karim along with three pistols and 15 bullets.
Rezaul was wanted in 22 cases, including murder and robbery filed with different police stations, according to a news agency.