Members of Kantakhali police station under Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) recovered a snatched auto-rickshaw within one hour of the incident of snatching and arrested two snatchers at the same time on Sunday night.
Arrested snatchers have been identified as Aminul Islam
Shanto (20) son of Shaminur Rahman of village Beje Kajla and Sakib (19) son of Jamsed Ali of Fultola Koritola area under Motihar PS.
According to sources, Aminul and Sakib hired an auto rickshaw from Laxmipur area and went to Kapasia Bazar area under Kantakhali PS around 10.30 pm on Sunday.
On the way, they sprayed some poisonous liquid in both eyes of the driver of the auto rickshaw Rimon and throwing him beside the road the snatchers managed to escape with the auto.
Auto driver Rimon soon went to Kantakhali police station when a police team headed by SI Azaharul Islam started operation and recovered the auto from Mahindra by-pass area and arrested snatchers of the auto Aminul and Sakib from inside the autoaround 11.30 pm the same night.