Muggers in guise of DB loot Tk 40 lakh in Dhaka
Muggers impersonating law enforcers reportedly snatched Tk 40 lakh from two staffs of a readymade garment factory in Uttara of Dhaka today.
The criminals “in guise of the members of detective branch (DB) of police” reportedly looted the money from the two officials of ‘Tokio Mode’ on Rood no. 12 in Uttara’s Sector-1 around 2:00pm, Rasel Howlader, an official of the factory, told The Daily Star.
The accountant of the garment factory Sayeed Mahmud Al-Firoz and his driver were inside the car, he said.
“Four men carrying DB kits including walkie-talkies, handcuffs, and firearms intercepted their car around 12:45pm after they came out of a private bank withdrawing the money,” he said.
Later, the muggers forcibly got into the car and snatched the money after taking them in Kuril Biswa road area, Howlader alleged adding then the criminals got off the car and fled the scene in another car.
Contacted, Noor-e-Azam, officer-in-charge of Airport Police Station, said they have heard the incident of mugging Tk 40 lakh and a case will be filed in this regard soon.