1 held with illegal arms in Rangpur

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Published: 01:30, Oct 19,2019


Rapid Action Battalion arrested an alleged listed top terrorist with illegal arms and ammunition from Prime Medical College Hospital area in Rangpur city on Thursday midnight.

‘On a tip off, a special operational team of RAB-13 conducted a raid in the area and arrested the terrorist with arms and ammunitions,’ a press release issued by RAB-13 media officer Major Galib Muhammad Naitkur Rahman said on Friday.

The arrested person was identified as Abu Taleb Sarker, 42, son of late Abdul Jalil Sarker of village Satvita of Ulipur in Kurigram.

The elite force seized a foreign-made pistol with two rounds of live bullets and a magazine, one mobile phone set and cash money from his possession during the raid.

Taleb had been creating a reign of terror in his area with his ‘cadre group’ for long time and more than 20 criminal cases were pending against him with different police stations in Kurigram.

The elite force handed over arrested Taleb to the police station concerned after filing a case in this connection against him on Friday, the release added.  

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