Police arrested eight alleged members of an inter-district robber gang in Kohinur Gate area of Ashulia yesterday.
The arrestees are: Shahinur, the kingpin, Tajul, Esar, Hasanur, Kamrul, Shrifiqul, Khorshed and Humayon, said Belayet Hossen, sub-inspector of Ashulia Police Station.
On information, police conducted a drive in the area and arrested the men while they were preparing to rob a Jessore bound bus of “Purbasha Paribahan” on Dhaka-Aricha highway early yesterday, Belayet said.
They were carrying locally made sharp weapons the SI added.
A case was filed against them.