5 robbers held with Tk 16 lakh
Police in separate drives have arrested five alleged robbers along with Tk 16 lakh looted from a business centre in Joypurhat district last month.
The arrestees are Moyen Uddin, 45, of Akkelpur upazila of Joypurhat, Farid Hawladar 41, of Satrail village, Belayet Hossain 43, of Satghata village under Rajapur upazila in Jhalokathi, Siraj Baul, 38, of Monirampur upazila in Jessore and Mizanur Rahman, 40, of Terokhada upazila in Khulna.
Khairul Islam, inspector of Joypurhat Police Station, said the five were arrested from different districts recently.
They also recovered Tk 16 lakh out of Tk 65 lakh looted from the volt of British American Tobacco Company Ltd office in Joypuhat on December 21.
The robbers also killed the night guard of the office before fleeing the scene, said the inspector.
Police produced them before the newsmen at Joypurhat SP office yesterday, he said.
Later, they were produced before the court which sent them to jail, said Khairul, also investigation officer of the case.