Abducted youth, trader rescued
Police rescued a man in Joypurhat district town yesterday, two hours after his abduction.
They also arrested two youths for their alleged involvement in the abduction, reports our Dinajpur correspondent.
The arrestees are Rabiul Islam, 22, son of Belal Hossain and Abid Hasan, 21, son of Khairul Islam of Babupara village in Joypurhat municipality.
Witnesses said, Farid Ahmed, 32, of Natunhat village in Sadar upazila, came to appear before a court in a case.
After appearing in the court, when he came out of the court premises at 12:30pm, a gang of 5/6 in a microbus picked him up and hurried away.
Being informed, a police team, led by SI Asadur Rahman, raided Dhanmodi area in the town and rescued Farid.
They also arrested the duo from the spot, said Abdur Rashid Sarker, officer in-charge of Joypurhat police station.
Away in Tangail, police rescued an abducted local trader and arrested two people in connection with the incident under Basail upazila yesterday.
The arrestees are Adil and Tipu of Gorasin area in Sadar upazila, reports our correspondent.
Police said, a gang abducted Tareque Aziz from in front of a school under the upazila headquarters at gunpoint around 11:30am.
Being informed, a police team raided Gorasin area in the afternoon and rescued Aziz.
They also arrested the duo from the spot, said sub-inspector Murad Hossain of Basail police station.
A case was filed in this connection, said the SI.