Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) yesterday arrested a man in Bogura's Sariakandi upazila and seized arms from his possession.
The arrestee is Md Jamal Sheikh, 48, son of Md Shajahan of Shimul Taur village of Sariakandi.
“Tipped off, a Rab team arrested him from his house around 2:30am and seized a pipe-gun, a modified firearm, five bullets and some sharp weapons from there,” said Major SM Morshed Hasan, company commander of Rab-12.
“Rab handed over Jamal to this police station at 3:00pm today [Sunday] after filing an arms case. He is accused in four cases including one for possessing firearm, which were filed here earlier,” said Sariakandi Police Station OC AL Amin.