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Eight of juvenile gang held in Ctg, arms seized

Published : Saturday, 18 May, 2024 at 7:55 PM  Count : 415

Eight of juvenile gang held in Ctg, arms seized

Eight of juvenile gang held in Ctg, arms seized


Eight members of a juvenile gang allegedly involved in mugging, extortion and different types of harassment were arrested by the Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) from different areas of the port city last night.

Khulshi Thana police arrested them along with their gang leader Helal Badsha Chowdhury, who is an accused in several cases in different areas in the city.
Police also recovered a country-made light gun and two cartridges from their possessions.

The arrested were gang leader Helal Badsha Chowdhury, 25, his accomplices Md. Rakib Hossain, 22, Md. Kawser, 22, Md. Mehraj Sami, 21, Sheikh Sadi Hasan, 20, Md. Sagar Hossain, 27, Saiful Islam Shanto, 26 and Abdur Rahman, 21.

Police officials said they came to know about the gang while investigating a mugging incident in Nasirabad.

Police said at least 10 to 15 unidentified people, including juvenile gang leader Helal Badsha Chowdhury attacked the Nasirabad Government Boys High School under Khulshi thana in the city on May 17.

A local resident Arif was made hostage there at gunpoint. Later, they abducted him and took to the adjoining Bata Goli. At the same time, the juvenile gang members snatched four mobile phones of different models and motorcycle from him. The juvenile gang beat up Arif with iron rods, hammers and seriously injured Arif as he refused to hand over his mobile phone to them.

Meanwhile, the victim alleged that the kidnappers also demanded Tk 1 lakh as ransom from Arif.

Based on the information given by Helal Badsha Chowdhury, a country-made LG and two cartridges were recovered from the vacant plot of one Taher at Bata Goli in Khulshi police station of the city.

Two cases were lodged for kidnapping and Arms Act with Khulshi thana against the arrested persons.

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