A Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) officer was injured in an attack by unknown miscreants at Savar bus stand area on Dhaka-Aricha highway early today.
Capt Nahid, who is stationed at the elite force's headquarters in Uttara, sustained injuries on his head and eyes and is now undergoing treatment at Dhaka Combined Military Hospital.
After the attack, Rab men detained five persons from the spot suspecting their involvement with attack, our Savar correspondent reports.
According to Faizul Islam Mondol, commander of Rab-4, miscreants suddenly attacked a Rab patrol team with sticks and batons near the bus stand area sometime between 12:00am and 3:00am.
A press briefing will be held at Rab HQ in the afternoon to brief the media about the incident, the official added.