Arms, ammo seized, one arrested
Law enforcers in separate drives arrested two people, including a woman, from Shibganj upazila of the district on Sunday and seized two firearms and 13 bullets from their possession.
The arrestees area, Jahangir Alam, 23, son of Jahid Alam of Kobirajtola village, and Mina Begum, 40, wife of late Nazrul Islam of Jalmachhmari area in the upazila.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab-5) in Chapainawabganj raided the village around 1:45pm and arrested Jahangir from in front of a local madarsa, said Major Kamruzzaman, camp commander of Rab-5.
Later, the Rab members seized a foreign made pistol, six bullets and two magazines from his possession and handed him over to Shibganj Police Station.
In another drive, a team of the Border Guard Bangladesh from Monakasha camp raided the house of Mina Begum around 7:40pm and recovered a pistol, two magazines and seven bullets from the house.
Later, the BGB men handed her over to Shibganj Police Station.