Sylhet city’s Chowhatta point cordoned off after cops find bomb-like object
08:42 PM, August 05, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:25 AM, August 06, 2020

Sylhet city’s Chowhatta point cordoned off after cops find bomb-like object

Police have cordoned off Chowhatta point in Sylhet city after finding a bomb-like object on a motorcycle parked near the road.

"The Bomb Disposal Unit of Rab-9 has inspected the spot but the disposal has not yet begun," Jyotirmoy Sarkar, additional deputy commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, told The Daily Star at 11:30pm.

He also said the motorbike's owner is Chayan Naidu, a traffic sergeant of SMP.

"The traffic sergeant had parked the motorbike there around 6:30pm and entered a nearby optics store," the ADC said.

"When Sergeant Naidu came out, he found the bomb-like object on his motorbike and informed his superiors. Police cordoned off the area soon after that," the SMP official also said.

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