BARISAL, Oct 2: Police detained three persons along with a microbus while they were escaping after snatching money from a customer of Sonali Bank Barisal branch on Thursday.
The detained were identified as Emdadul Huq, Iqbal Hossain, and microbus driver Nurul Islam.
Ansaruddin, Assistant Commissioner of Barisal Kotwali Police Station, confirmed the matter.
Police sources said one Rajib Hawlader went to the Sonali Bank corporate branch for depositing Tk 14,000 in an account of one Babul.
In the mean time, a snatcher diverted Rajib's attention showing a note of Tk 500 asked whether it was fake or not and another one snatched the packet of money from him and tried to escape.
Hearing Babul's hue and cry, police guard detained one snatcher along with a microbus.
Later, police also nabbed two of his allies along with Tk 12,000 from Nathullabad area in the city.