RAB arrested two arms dealers from Mehernama area of Pekua in Cox’s Bazar. At that time, 2 firearms and 4 rounds of cartridges were recovered from them.
Md. Abu Salam Chowdhury, Senior Assistant Director of RAB-15’s Law and Media Branch, gave this information at 11:30 on Wednesday.
The arrested are Md. Ancharul Islam of Pekua Rajakhali. General Secretary of Rajakhali Union Jubo League. Another is Aminur Rashid of Pekua Barbakiya. He served as the former Joint General Secretary of Pekua Upazila Chhatra League.
RAB Assistant Director Md. Abu Salam Chowdhury said that on Monday (December 25) night in Pekua South Mehernama Bazarpara area, they were detained by setting up a temporary check post on the paved road leading to Chakaria-Pekua.
The operation was carried out on the basis of secret information. At that time, 2 locally made LG and 4 rounds of cartridges were recovered by searching the bodies of the arrested. The RAB official also said that preparations are underway to take legal action against those arrested.