Rapid Action Battalion on Sunday night arrested seven members of an organised gang of kidnapping who impersonate them as members of RAB at near Airport police station.
‘We arrested seven persons for kidnapping people impersonating them as members of the RAB from Kawla area around 10.30 on Sunday night,’ said RAB-1 commanding officer Lieutenant Colonel Sarwar Bin Kashem.
RAB personnel also recovered one foreign made pistol, one magazine, two ammunition, two pairs of handcuff, one walkie-talkie, two sets of jacket of RAB, one microbus inscribing with RAB sticker on it, two signal lights, four pieces of black clothes and Taka 28,000 in case from them, he also said.
The arrestees are Md Kashem alias Jibon, 58, son of late Abed Ali Bepari of Munshiganj, Ibrahim Khalil, 40, son of Abul Basher of Bhola, Zakir Hossain Sumon, 27, son of Shaheed Bepari of Madaripur, Billal Hossain alias Aslam, 32, son of Abdur Rakib of Barisal, Abdul Mannan, 50, son of late Saijuddin of Narayanganj, Md Sohag, 27, son of Siddique Bhuiyan of Barguna, and Md Arif, 28, son of Abdul Gafur of Narayanganj.
Legal action was taken to this end.
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