16 ‘teen gang’ members arrested in 12hrs raids in Ctg
Published: 09:46 PM, 11 September 2020 Updated: 09:48 PM, 11 September 2020
16 ‘teen gang’ members arrested in 12hrs raids in Chattogram
Police have arrested 16 members of teen gangs involved in various crimes including snatching, extortion and kidnapping in a 12-hour operation in Chattogram.
They were arrested after conducting raids in different areas of Kotwali police station from Thursday night to Friday afternoon.
Police said some members of a teen gang kidnapped a youth named Peyar Ahmed from the New Market intersection on Thursday night and demanded money. Upon receiving the news, they immediately raided the Brick Field area and rescued the abducted youth and arrested six others.
On the other hand, two teens named Md. Shahed Hossain Prakash Mona and Md. Rafiq arrested for extorting money from a shopkeeper on Station Road from the New Market area.
Besides, eight more members of the teen gangs were arrested in three raids for different crimes, the police also said.
Kotwali Police Station OC Mohammad Mohsin said 16 members of the teen gangs involved in various crimes including snatching, extortion and kidnapping were arrested in a 12-hour operation. A case has been filed against them and sent them to the court.