5 ‘robbers’ held in city

Dhaka, Feb 20 (UNB): Detectives in a drive have arrested five suspected members of a robber gang from different parts of the capital.
The arrestees are Morshed alias Haddi Morshed, Zahid Sheikh, Arman Hossain, Kabir Hossain Mona and Russel.
Police also recovered one revolver, 50 bullets, some gold ornaments, Tk 18 lakh cash and some sharp weapons.
Additional Police Commissioner AKM Hafiz Akter came up with the information at a press briefing at the DMP Media Centre.
On October 20 and December 8, 2021, robbers looted valuables from two houses in Hatirjheel and Mirerbag areas of the city.
Two cases were filed in this connection with Hatirjheel Police Station.
The robbers entered the two houses after breaking open the grill of the windows and committed robbery after tying up the hands and legs of the house inmates, said Hafiz.
The arrestees were wanted in several cases, he said.