Police arrested six people, including the main accused, from different areas of the capital on Tuesday night in connection with a burglary case filed by Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka. Mostak Ahmed, deputy-commissioner (DC) of Gulshan of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said this at a press briefing on Wednesday.
The arrestees are Sajal alias Kalu, 22, Mostafa, 35, Dulal Miah, 34, Jahangir Alam, 35, Nimai Babu, 42, and Sekul Islam, 35.
Police also rescued the stolen air conditioner, Central Processing Unit of Computer and UPS.
Mostak Ahmed said that the main suspect Kalu used to collect abandoned bottles from Gulshan area and used to go the area adjacent to the High Commission. He saw an air-conditioner through the broken part of a wall of the High Commission’s back side and made a plan to steel it, he said quoting Kalu.
Later, Kalu along with his associates entered the building and stole three CPUs and four UPSs.
The High Commission authorities filed the case with Gulshan Police Station on November 25. Bangladesh Foreign office was also informed the matter.The Bangladesh authorities have been requested to carry out a thorough investigation, share a detailed report with us and bring the culprits to justice, it said.
Police identified one of the thieves analyzing CCTV footage and when they showed the image to sweepers of the area they identified him as Kalu. After being arrested, Kalu confessed to the guilt.