5 held with bomb making materials
Police yesterday arrested five people from a place near the bank of the Bhairab river under Sadar upazila of Jessore while they were making bombs there.
Second Office Mostafizur Rahman of Sadar police station said, being tipped-off, a team of police raided the spot near the bank of the river and caught red-handed Alamgir Hossain, 30, Nur Mohammad, 25, Jasim Uddin, 30, Bipul Siddiqui, 35, and Babar Ali, 30.
Police recovered a bomb, 250 grams of gunpowder and bomb making materials from the spot.
In Narayanganj, police recovered five cocktails from an abandoned car in front of Molla Salt Factory in Dapa Idrakpur area under Sadar upazila of the district early yesterday, reports a correspondent.
Sub-inspector Milon Mia of Fatulla model police station said a team of patrol police on suspicion conducted a search and recovered the cocktails and four machetes from the car.
Police suspected that criminals might have kept the car there in order to commit a crime in the area.