Update June 18, 2017

Dhaka 5-07 pm, 29-October, 2020

8 fake DB personnel arrested in Dhaka

Mirajul Moin Joy

18 June 2017, Nirapad News: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested eight criminals on charges of snatching and robbery identifying themselves as Detective Branch (DB) personnel from the city’s Dhanmondi area in the wee hours of Saturday.

“We arrested eight criminals from Sobhanbagh area of Dhanmondi 12.30am on Saturday as they have long been involved in mugging and dacoity in the capital city impersonating themselves as members of DB,” said a RAB official.

The arrestees are: Jewel Hossain alias Jewel Rana, 27, Hemayet Hossain alias BDR Hemayet alias Jasimuddin, 51, Shaikh Nafiz alias Shahor Ali, Faridul Islam Farid, Morshedul Islam Khan, Mohammad Ali, Ayub Khan and Swapon Sarker.

RAB personnel seized a foreign made firearm, two rounds of bullet, one machete, 6 jackets used by the DB personnel, handcuff, walky-talky, a microbus and a motorcycle from their possessions.

Legal action was taken against them.

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