Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members have arrested three people along with five geckos from Barduaripara area in Sherpur upazila of Bogura district.
The arrestees were identified as Md Shamsuzzoha Bin Tareque Neon, 20, son of Sherpur upazila Jubo League president Tariqul Islam, Md Nurunnabi, 50, son of late Dalil Uddin Mondal of Chakdhali village, and Md Makez Ali Sheikh, 32, son of Shukur Ali of Mirzapur village in the upazila, reports UNB.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB-12 conducted a drive on the third floor of at a five-storey building of Md Shafiqul Islam Ranju around 3:00pm on Monday, said a press release on Tuesday morning.
During the drive, the elite force arrested the trio and rescued five geckos, it said.
A case was filed against the arrestee under the Bangladesh Wildlife (Preservation) Act with Sherpur Police Station, said its officer-in-charge of Humayun Kabir.