Police arrested 5 members of chicken thieves gang with pick-up in Joypurhat. The police arrested them while stealing from a chicken farm in Puranapail Bankhur area of Sadar Upazila early on Friday morning.
This was confirmed by the Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Joypurhat Sadar Police Station, Humayun Kabir.
The arrested persons are – Sohrab Hossain (45) son of Momtaz Uddin of Hichmi Paschimpara village of Joypurhat Sadar Upazila, Delwar Hossain (50) son of Sarwa Uddin of Paschim Parulia village, Mofizul Islam (42) son of Jabbar Mandal of Atapara village of Panchbibi Upazila, Abdus of Palpara village of Hakimpur Upazila of Dinajpur. Sattar’s son Shahidul Islam (62) and Faruk Hossain (50) son of Sattar Mandal of Baigram village of the same upazila.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Joypurhat Sadar Police Station Humayun Kabir said that the arrested persons had been stealing chickens from the farm for a long time by going to different areas of the district. After the arrest, they said that they went to that farm to take chicken from other businessmen, but on verification, it was found that they are actually members of the chicken thieves gang. After the legal process, they were sent to jail by the court in the afternoon.