Publish: 30 Apr 2023, 01:28 pm
Members of the Rapid Action Battalion
(RAB) in a drive arrested two people along with stolen 5,495 kilograms of iron
tools, and 50 kilograms of copper wire from Fakirhat upazila in Bagerhat district
on Saturday night.
The arrested are Biplob Hossain,
19, and Mehedi Hasan Shanto, 23.
RAB-6 officials said a site
in-charge of the power plant has filed a complaint that more than 5,500
kilograms of valuable iron materials used in the construction of Rampal Power
Plant, estimated market price of Tk 3,20,000, were stolen from the site.
Following the complaint, the
elite force started a shadow operation. On Saturday night, acting on a tip-off,
a team of the force conducted a raid in the Kathakali area of the upazila and
arrested the duo along with the stolen goods.
During the drive, RAB also seized
a mini-truck, used for carrying the stolen materials.
A case was filed with Fakirhat
Police Station against them and legal steps would be taken in this regard, the
RAB-6 officials added.
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