Police recovered 16 stolen battery-powered vans from Chandpur area under Kalia upazila of Narail on Wednesday night.
Police also detained an accused named Rabiul Islam, 55, son of Azgar Sheikh of Chandpur area at the time.
Kalia Police station OC (Investigation) Hari Das Roy said, accused Rabiul Islam and his accomplices had stolen the battery-run vans from different areas of Khulna metropolitan. On secret information Police raided the area and recovered those 16 stolen battery-powered vans.
A case was filed at Sonadanga police station on Thursday in this connection.