Police arrested four youths in possession of a pistol and bullets in port city’s Agrabad area after two local groups engaged in chase and counter chase over establishing supremacy in the area yesterday afternoon.
Both groups had opened fire, creating a chaotic situation, said locals and police sources.
The incident occurred at CGS Colony area in Agrabad at around 3pm. On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control, said Assistant Commissioner (AC) (Double Mooring Zone) Ashikur Rahman, adding that they later arrested four from the spot with firearms.
The arrestees are Md Khalid Hossain, 29; Md Juwel Hossain, Badsha Alam, 24, and Md Asifuzzaman Asif, 21. They are allegedly involved with Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL).
Among them, Asif was arrested with a foreign-made pistol, two rounds of bullets and a magazine, said the AC.
A case was filed in this connection with Double Mooring police station.