Arms factory ‘busted’ at UP chairman’s house

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Map of ChattogramRapid Action Battalion (RAB) reportedly busted an arms factory at the house of Saroatali union parishad Chairman Belal Hossain in Boalkhali upazila of Chattogram on Saturday, reports UNB. 

A team of RAB members cordoned off the house of Belal, also union Awami League president, since 12pm and conducted the operation till 5pm, said Mashkur Rahman, operation officer of RAB-7. 

Md Tareque Aziz, senior assistant director of RAB-7, told UNB that they encircled the UP chairman's house on specific allegation.

During the drive, the elite force members unearthed an arms factory in a bamboo-made house and recovered materials for making pistols and shooter guns, he added.

The RAB official said they recovered a shooter gun and two bullets but nobody was arrested from the spot.

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