Attack on Rab: Rab sues 149, UP chairman
Rab has filed a case against 150 people, including an UP chairman, in connection with the July 1 attack on members of the Rapid Action Battalion-9 in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria.
Abdul Hannan, deputy assistant director of Rab-9, Shayestaganj Camp, filed the case with Nasirnagar Police Station.
Bahar Uddin Chowdhury, chairman of Dharmandal Union Parishad, have been accused in the case.
According to the case, a team from Rab-9 -- based on information -- carried out an anti-drug drive in Thakurbari area of Dharmandal village around 10:30pm. Rab members detained three drug dealers, Abu Mia, 27, Bahar Mia, 28, and Sattar Mia, 32, with 100 grams of heroin, 235 yaba tablets, and Tk 281,170 in cash.
As the Rab members were leaving the scene, locals attacked them with weapons yelling they were robbers. Two members of the Rab team -- ASI Bokul Hossain and Nayek Md Touhidul Islam of Shayestaganj Camp -- were injured.