One held with arms in Kushtia

IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Published: 11:23, Dec 28,2020


The Rapid Action Battalion arrested a member of the extremist organisation Gana Mukti Fauj with arms raiding Bhabanipur area of Kushtia sadar upazila on Sunday night.

The arrested was identified as Rashidul Islam, 45, a resident in the area.

Acting on a tipped off, a team of RAB-12 conducted a drive in the area and arrested Rashidul at about 10:00pm, Major Gaffaruzzaman, company commander of RAB-12 said.

A gun, a pistol, 17 rounds, and local weapons were seized from him.

He was wanted in at least five cases, including murder, kidnapping, looting and extortion, the RAB official said.

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