Two Held with Stolen Equipments of Rampal Power Plant

Desk Report

Published: 30 Apr 2023, 01:28 pm

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

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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