Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained four alleged muggers from city’s Malibagh Chowdhurypara area on early Sunday, said a press release.
They were nabbed while preparing for robbery in the capital.
They were identified as Md Shohel Miah, 22, Md Abu Sayeed,20, Md Masud,19 and Md Imran Hossain, 20. RAB team also seized sharp weapons and mobile phone sets from their possessions.
During their primary integration, the hijackers admitted that they halt people who move in the night and snatch away the valuable from the passengers. They disclosed they were committing robberies in city’s Khilgaon area for long times.
A case was filed and the arrested was handed over to the local police. Process was on for producing the muggers before a Dhaka Court seeking a seven days remand for each.