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Robbery In Ctg

2 suspects injured in 'shootout'

Two arrested “robbers” allegedly involved in Saturday's robbery at two jewellery shops in Chittagong were injured in a so-called shootout between their cohorts and police in Firingibazar area early yesterday. The incident took place around 3:00am as the law enforcers carried out a raid there along with the two arrestees -- Md Hasan Jamadar, 32, of Barisal and Md Manik alias Kana, 28, of Barguna – to apprehend some other robbers, said police. Sensing police presence, the criminals opened fire on...

Botched attempt to loot Sonali Bank vault in Sreemangal

Botched attempt to loot Sonali Bank vault in Sreemangal

Robbers made an abortive attempt to loot a vault at Sonali Bank’s Sreemangal branch in Moulvibazar early today. “Unidentified men had tried to loot the vault by cutting the window grills of the bank on the first floor of a three-story building at Sonali Market of Habiganj Road in the upazila,” said Ashish Deb...

Youth shot dead by robbers

A young man was shot dead by a gang of robbers at Goakhali Tekpara village in Pekua upazila early yesterday. The deceased was identified as Abdul Khalek, 28, son of Ula Mia of the village. Abdur Rakib, officer in-charge of Pekua Police Station, said a gang of masked robbers, numbering 6-7, swooped on the house of businessman Mir Kashem at the village and took the people of the house hostage at gunpoint around 2:30am. Hearing the hue and cry, villagers including Khalek,...

2 ‘robbers’ beaten dead in Keraniganj

2 ‘robbers’ beaten dead in Keraniganj

Two suspected robbers were beaten to death by a mob in Keraniganj, on the outskirts of Dhaka, early today. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. Quoting locals, Majibar Rahman, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj Model Police Station, said local people caught the two robbers along with lethal weapons at about 2:00am when they...

Robbers 'rape' domestic help

A gang of robbers allegedly raped a female domestic help and took away valuables including gold ornaments worth around Tk 2.5 lakh from an Elephant Road flat in the capital early yesterday. Around four people entered the house by cutting the iron bars of its balcony, said New Market police. Tahsiba Chowdhury filed a case with the police station accusing her domestic help for her alleged involvement in the incident and three to four unidentified miscreants. During the incident, the domestic help...

2 ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab

2 ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab

Three days into a ‘shootout’ that killed 13 robbers in Khulna, two bandits were killed in an alleged gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion at Chandpai Range of the east Sundarbans in Mongla upazila of Bagerhat this morning. Deceased Raju and Zakir, aged between 25 and 30, were the members of a robbery gang, locally...

Gazipur robbery leaves 16 injured

A gang of robbers took away valuables, including 20 tolas of gold, after injuring some 16 people in two incidents, in Kaliakoir upazila early yesterday. Police said about 1:30am some 25 to 30 robbers attacked Majhu Khan Bazar and beat up two security guards, tied up their hands and legs and threw them beside a road near the bazar. Later, they halted at least 16 passers-by, snatched their nine mobile phones  and Tk 6,000 and left them beside the road after...

2 'robbers' injured in gunfight with police in 2 districts

Two alleged robbers including a ringleader of a gang were injured in gunfights in Cox's Bazar and Jessore districts yesterday and the day before. Ringleader of a robber gang was arrested after he became injured in a gunfight with the law enforcers in Kalatali area of Cox's Bazar town early yesterday, reports our correspondent. Bullet injured Md. Shafiquar Rahman alias Shafiq, 30, was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH). Officer-in-Charge (OC) AKM Manzur Alam of Cox's Bazar Detective Branch police said,...

Robbers abduct 45 fishermen in Bay

Robbers abduct 45 fishermen in Bay

Robbers abducted at least 45 fishermen from Majer Char area in Pathar Ghata upazila of Barguna in two days. The robbers, locally known as Raju Bahini, attacked several trawlers at Balleshwar Point in the Bay of Bengal between 6:00pm yesterday and 2:00pm today (Friday), and abducted the fishermen, our Patuakhali Correspondent reports quoting Ansar...

Robbers shoot dead pregnant woman in Cox’s Bazar

Robbers shoot dead pregnant woman in Cox’s Bazar

Robbers shot dead a six-month pregnant woman and took away around 10 bhories of gold ornaments and other valuables from a house at Chakaria upazila in Cox’s Bazar early Friday. The victim was identified as Sarmin Akhtar Nilufa, 26, wife of Sirajul Islam a son of a businessman of the upazila, reports our Cox’s...

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