Police arrested two alleged outlaws from Pirahati village in Santhia upazila of the district early yesterday. They also seized a revolver, eight bullets, a magazine and a machete from their possession. The arrestees are Munaf Ali, 45, son of Abdul Jabbar of Laxmipur village, and Hanif Mollah, 35, son of Nawjesh Mollah of Chachkia village in Atghoria upazila.
They are the operatives of Purbo Banglar Communist Party (PBCP-Lal Pataka) faction. Officer-in-Charge of Santhia Police Station Nasir Uddin said informed that a group of operatives were making preparation to commit crime at Pirahati in the upazila a police team raided the area and arrested the two with the firearm and bullets. However, their cohorts managed to flee the scene, sensing the presence of the law enforcers, said the OC.