CHATTOGRAM, Sept 23, 2023 (BSS)-Kotwali thana of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) has arrested 12 alleged dacoits while preparing dacoity from city's rail station and New market area here early today.
Police also recovered seven sharp knives from their possessions.
The arrestees were identified as Yasin Arafat, 22, Masud, 32, Aminul Islam, 20, Mamunul Islam, 22, Main Uddin, 32, Yasin Hossain Robin, 22, Sagar, 22, Zahid Hossain, 25, Sohag, 25, Shakeel, 24, Jashim, 24 and Wasim, 24.
Two separate teams of Kotwali thana raided at New market and station road areas last night and arrested them with seven daggers after chasing while they were taking preparation to commit a dacoity in the area, said Jahedul Kabir, officer-in-Charge of Kotwali thana.
He said the arrested dacoits watched on their targeted railway passengers and businessmen of city's business hub Reazuddin Bazar to commit robbery.
A case was filed with Kotwali Police Station in this connection.