The police have arrested 9 people in connection with robbery by throwing trees on the road in front of Teliapara tea garden in Madhavpur of Habiganj. Looted goods including mobile phones, cash and sharp weapons used in robbery were recovered from them.
Superintendent of Police Akhter Hossain gave this information in a press conference at his office on Saturday night.
The arrested are, Emdadul Haque Milan, Nazmul Haque, Hriday Mia, Swapan Mia, Shabash Mia, Md. Ramzan, Rubel Mia, Shamim Hossain Imran and Kamal Mia. They were arrested by conducting raids from different places of Madhavpur upazila.
Superintendent of Police Akhter Hossain said that on the night of December 12, circle chairman of Laskarpur Valley and DGM of Chandichara tea garden KM Emdadul Haque was going to Teliapara tea garden bungalow with his wife and children. When they reached Teliapara tea garden road around 10:30 pm, a group of 15/16 miscreants stopped their car. They threatened them with sharp weapons and snatched mobile phones, cash, gold ornaments from them.
At this time, they stopped another private car, a motorcycle and a CNG autorickshaw and seized 6 mobile phones and 1 lakh 26 thousand 500 cash from the passengers. In this incident, the driver of KM Emdadul Haque. Ramzan Ali filed a complaint at Madhavpur police station as plaintiff. Following this, the police raided and arrested them.