8 fake DB men held in Gazipur

Published : 29 Oct 2019 07:02 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 01:26 AM

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained eight fake members of Detective Branch (DB) of police while they were committing the crime of robbery in Tongi area of Gazipur on Tuesday.

A locally-made shotgun, 4 rounds of cartridges, a privateer, two sets of walkie talkies, three DB-written jackets, four knives, a dagger, 20 mobile phones, eight car number plates and various robbery equipment were seized from them.

The detainees  were identified as  Shahid Akand 42, Zakir Hossain alias Kamal 35, Shahjahan 35, Mahbub Manik 31, Babu Islam alias Peechi Babu 28, Al Amin Hossain 36, Noor Islam 29, Arjina Begum 23.

RAB-1's acting company commander (CPC-2) and Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Salauddin said 'Shahid and Kamal are masterminds of the robber gang, because they control a gang of 15-16 robbers. On pretext of DB identity, they have been committing crimes of robbery and extortion for a long time.' A case was filed with Tongi West Police Station in this connection.