2 held with stolen iron rods
Plainclothes police arrested two people and seized 1,800 kgs of stolen iron rods from a trawler at Balakaghat in the city on Tuesday. The arrestees were identified as Mohammad Siddique, 45, and Kalam, 40, of Deyara village in Rupsha upazila. DB police said, on secret information, they raided the terminal at Bhairab River at Kalibari at about 11am and recovered the stolen iron rods worth over Tk one lakh from the trawler. Later, the team arrested two people from the trawler. The rods were stolen from Madaripur, police said.