Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday detained five criminals including one of the top aides of TikTok Hridoy, Babu from Hatirjheel area of the capital, reports UNB.
The arrestees are Anik Hasan alias Hero Anik, 25, a listed criminal in Moghbazar area, Shahidul Islam Empul, 34, Abir Ahmed Rakib, 22, Shohagh Hossain Arif, 36 and Heera, 22.
Tipped off, a team of RAB conducted a drive in Hatirjheel area on Sunday midnight and arrested them.
The elite force members also recovered bullets, one foreign made pistol, a magazine, five sharp weapons, 300 yaba tablets, seven mobile phone sets and Tk 3,400 in cash.
Anik was wanted in nine criminal cases including that of drug and robbery and a group of 20-25 members worker under him, said a press release of RAB headquarters.
The gang has been involved in establishing supremacy in Hatirjheel, Moghbazar, Madhubagh, Mirbagh, Peyarabagh, Natun Rasta, Chairman Goli and Aam Bagan area and mugging at Hatiejheel.