Four extortionists held
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Friday night arrested four people from village Shreekol under Ataikula police station for allegedly demanding toll from a contractor. The arrestees are Sahidur Rahman Sahid,41, Md Rubel Mollah,23, Md Shukur Ali,28, and Md Akter Pramanik,25. They hailed from Shreekol Modhhopara under Ataikula police station in the district. Rab said that the arrestees demanded toll from a contractor. On information, the team raided Shreekol village on Friday night. Sensing Rab presence, the extortionists tried to flee the scene but they were caught after a brief chase. The four extortionists were realising illegal toll from the people in the area for long, Rab said.