RAB detains 9 over Gazipur ATM booth robbery

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Gazipur, April 20: Members of elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Wednesday detained 9 men including the mastermind Rubel in connection with the recent robbery at a Dutch Bangla Bank Ltd ATM booth at Kaliakoir.

The arrests were made early on Wednesday from Gazipur’s Joydebpur and Dhaka’s Uttara areas.

RAB legal and mass communication assistant director ASP Mizan confirmed the it.

He also said two foreign made pistol, bullets and local weapon were recovered from their possession along with Tk nine lakh.

Details would be provided at press conference this afternoon at RAB head quarter.

Earlier, on March 3, a group of 10-12 robbers rushed to the ATM booth while officials of Moneyplant went there to load money.

The robbers then beat up the security guard Liakat Hossain and snatched two trunks filled with money worth Tk 1.2 crore.