Members of Rapid Action Battalion have arrested 26 alleged members of mugging and extortionist gangs during separate raids at different areas in Dhaka yesterday.
Two alleged muggers were killed in “shootout” with detectives in Dhaka’s Khilkhet area early today.
A woman is injured in Dhaka’s Gulistan when a snatcher pulled away her earring in front of Golap Shah Mazar.
Two policemen and an alleged mugger were injured in a “gunfight” between law enforcers and a group of muggers at Chattogram city's Marine Drive road yesterday.
A civil auditor of Bangladesh Air Force was stabbed dead in a “mugging incident” in Jessore town yesterday morning.
Muggers killed two young men in separate incidents yesterday, in which one of the victim's were shot and the other stabbed, in the capital's Demra and Sabujbagh areas.
Zakir Hossain was walking back home when four people stopped him at the capital's Hazaribagh around 8:30pm on Friday. At knife point, they asked him to hand over cash and valuables. As he wouldn't give in, the muggers stabbed him and took away Tk 20,000.
The instant reaction of a clothe trader saved his Tk 42 lakh from being taken by muggers in the city's Gulistan area yesterday afternoon.
Muggers in a car pulled the handbag of a woman, dragged her about 200 yards on a street and drove the vehicle over her in Dhanmondi area of the capital yesterday morning.