4 suspected robbers held in Sylhet

Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Published: 00:31, Jan 02,2020


Police arrested four men with arms at Companiganj in Sylhet on Tuesday evening allegedly when they were taking preparation to commit a robbery.

Police placed the suspected robbers to a court on Wednesday and it sent them to jail, said Companiganj police officer-in-charge Sajal Kumar Kanu.

The accused are Islam Uddin, 42, Hushiar Ali, 35, Ibrahim Ali, 36, and Rafik Uddin, 28, of different villages in Companiganj.

Tipped off, police had arrested the accused with a revolver loaded with bullets and a knife at Barni in Companiganj at about 9:30pm, said the police officer.

He also said that the accused were accompanied by several others who had fled the scene sensing the presence of the police.

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