Two outlaws held with arms in Sirajganj
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two outlaws with a pipe gun, a revolver and nine rounds of bullets in Belkuchi in the last two days.
The arrestees are Saiful Islam, 35, and Aslam Sheikh, 30. They are members of outlawed Purba Banglar Communist Party (PBCP).
The elite force arrested Saiful, an accused in a double murder case, from his house during a raid on Harinathpur Guchchhogram in Belkuchi in the early hours of yesterday, Rab members said at a press briefing.
Acting on his statement, the Rab members recovered the arms wrapped in polybags in a drain.
In a separate drive in Chakmokimpur village in the early hours of Wednesday, the Rab members arrested Aslam Sheikh, 30, from his house. Aslam is an accused in cases filed in connection with attack on Radhunibari police outpost, arms looting and killing of policeman.
Both of them were on the run but returned to their areas ahead of parliamentary elections, the Rab members said.