The newly-formed anti-kidnapping squad detained six suspected kidnapers including a woman in different parts of the capital last night.
The arrested are Masuma, 27, Rakib alias Sajeeb, 23, Nikul, 26, Abul Kashem, 47, Iqbal Hossain Kabir, 35, Imdadur Rahman, 30.
The detainees are the active members of an organised kidnapping gang, joint commissioner of Detective Branch of police Monirul Islam said at a press conference at Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Media Centre today.
They are involved in collecting ransom from people of affluent families by adopting several tricks, Monirul Islam said.
On secret information, the squad raided different parts of the capital including Mirpur and Badda last night and detained them, he added.