A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three people, including a local Jubo League leader with arms and ammunition, from Rupsha Beribadh area in the city on Friday night.
The arrestees are- Md. Sayed Hossain, (33), Jubo League general secretary of ward no 22, Babu Biswash, 31, son of Chan Biswas of Rupsha Bus Stand area and Md. Arif Mridha, (25), son of Abzal Mridha of Notun Bazar Mosjid Golli area in the town.
L. Commander Jahidul Kabir, RAB CPC-1 commander, has confirmed the news.
“Acting on a tip-off, we conducted a drive in the area around 8:30pm and detained them,” he added.
He further said: “Pistols, revolvers and bullets were also recovered from their possession during the drive.”