Police have arrested two robbers while fleeing after robbing Tk 6 lakh in Trishal, Mymensingh. At that time, the stolen money was recovered from them.
The incident took place in front of Ward No. 7 filling station of the municipal area on Monday afternoon. Trishal Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Kamal Hossain confirmed the truth of the incident.
The arrested are Sohag son of Ramzan Ali of Chikna Manohar area of the upazila and Mehedi Hasan son of Nazrul Islam of Panch Para area.
According to OC Kamal Hossain, Shirin Akter, wife of expatriate Hafizul Islam, was going home by rickshaw after withdrawing Tk 6 lakh from Sonali Bank Trishal branch. At that time, the two robbers, who had already arrived in front of the filling station, took Shirin Akhtar’s vanity bag and went towards Mymensingh on a motorcycle.
At that time, when Shirin Akhtar screamed at the scene, the patrolling police at the bus stand chased the robbers and arrested them from Ukil Bari intersection. He also said that 6 lakh rupees of stolen cash was recovered from them later.