11 'hijackers' held, 3 easy-bikes seized | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, March 21, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, March 21, 2019

11 'hijackers' held, 3 easy-bikes seized

Police in separate drives arrested 11 alleged members of inter-district hijacker gang from different areas in Lalmonirhat on Monday and the day before.

They also seized three hijacked battery-run easy-bikes from the possession of three of the arrestees.

The arrestees are Alamgir Hossain, 27, Shahidul Islam, 22, Nasir Uddin,23, Alamgir Hossain, 34, Shah Jamal, 26, Shafiqul Islam, 37, Abdul Jalil, 30, Zahidul Islam, 27, Alamgir Hossain,22, Shafiqul Islam,27, and  Parvez Miah,31.

Easy-bike driver Dulal Miah, 42, son of late Omar Ali of Bhadai Kholahati village in Lalmonirhat's Aditmari upazila, said recently, a gang hijacked his easy-bike after doping him.

Another driver Rakin Hasan, 30, of Surkimil Colony in Lalmonirhat town, said his easy-bike was also hijacked in the same way.

Three cases were filed in connection with the incident, said Mahfuz Alam, officer in-charge of Sadar Police Station.

During primary interrogation, the arrestees confessed to lifting easy-bikes and auto-rickshaws after doping drivers, said the OC, adding that police will continue drives against the gang.

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