Rab, BGB men held for theft
Police arrested four persons including a member of Rapid Action Battalion, another of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Khulna city on Sunday for their involvement in motorcycle theft.
The arrestees are Obaidul Islam of Rab-6, Lance Naik Akidul Islam of BGB, Kazi Moinuddin Robin and Jashimuddin.
Police recovered four motorcycles from their possession, said Shahabuddin Azad, officer-in-charge of Khalishpur Police Station.
The four had been running an organised syndicate of motorcycle thieves operating in the entire south-western region of the country, the OC said.
The arrestees were nabbed when they tried to steal a motorcycle of SM Khurshid Ahmed, general secretary of ward-13 unit of Awami League, said Shahabuddin Azad.
Obaidul Islam and Akidul Islam were the key figures in the syndicate and a local journalist was also involved, said the OC quoting the arrestees.
A case was filed with Khalishpur Police Station in this connection.