One held with arms, ammunition in C’nawabganj

Published : 27 May 2023 08:48 PM

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested an alleged arms peddler with an USA-made pistol, two magazines and seven rounds of bullet from Sonamasjid frontier in the district last night. 

The arrested was identified as Md. Komol, 38 of 

Hetanka Chotomasjid village  under Boalia thana in Rajshahi district. 

Acting on a tip-off, a special patrol team of the BGB of 59 battalion raided  Koilabari Toll Plaza area on the Sonamasjid-Rajshahi highway and detained a  CNG-run auto-rickshaw 

around 10.30 pm, the BGB sources said.

After searching the body of Komol, a passenger of the detained vehicle, the  BGB men found the arms and ammunition, the sources added. 

Later, BGB handed him over to the police of Shibganj thana with a case.