Robbers swooped on the vehicles carrying members of a bridal party and looted cash, gold ornaments and mobile sets worth Tk 15 lakh near Suhari Bridge in Galachipa upazila early yesterday.
Police arrested bus driver Abul Kalam and microbus helper Mamun Matabbar in connection with the incident, said Akhtar Morshed, OC of Galachipa Police Station.
The bridegroom is Bappi Das of Galachipa municipality area.
One of the members of the bridal party, Samir Das, said a gang of 8/10 robbers intercepted their bus and microbus by felling logs on Galachipa-Patuakhali road around 1:30am and took away valuables from them. However, none was injured during the incident.
They were returning home after wedding ceremony of Bappi Das held in Jhalakathi, he said.
Bridegroom Bappi was not present during the incident, said Samir, adding that Bappi returned home by another car in the morning.