23 May 2024, 13:03

One held with firearms in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, May 23, 2024 (BSS) - Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB),
in an anti-crime drive, arrested an alleged top-listed firearms trader with
two firearms in the district here last night.
The arrested was identified as Rafiqul Islam, 42, son of late Mujibur Rahman
in Kazla area under Motihar Police Station in the metropolis, RAB sources
said this morning.

On a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in Raotha area
under Charghat upazila in the district around 00.30 am and arrested him.

The operation team recovered two one-shooter guns and 102 bottles of
Phensidyl from his possession, according to the RAB sources.
The RAB team detained the person for his long involvement in firearms and
drugs trading and trafficking.
A case was recorded with Charghat Police Station in this connection and the
arrested person, along with the seized firearms and phensidyl were handed
over to police, the sources added.

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