Members of Rapid Battalion Action (RAB)-14 (CPC-2) arrested Kana Faruq, a notorious robber of Haor, from Manikjuri Beel at Kandail area under Karimganj upazila in Kishoreganj on Sunday morning.
Two pipe guns, four rounds of ammunition and five Ramdas were also recovered from Kana Faruq at that time. The other members of the bandit group jumped into the river and fled.
RAB-14 (CPC-2) Kishoreganj Camp Company Commander Lt. Commander BN M. Shovon Khan confirmed the matter. He said that the accused confessed that he had been robbing in Haor area for a long time during the preliminary interrogation and investigation. A case has been filed against him with Karimganj police station.
Extortion, robbery, snatching of fish and nets from ordinary fishermen and stealing of cattle were frequent occurrences in the beautiful silver water of the haor. Fisherman groups were scared of robbers. People could not even complain to the police. RAB-14 (CPC-2) detected the matter through surveillance.