Thursday, February 22, 2018 | ePaper
Muggers loot Tk 40 lakh at Uttara
Muggers impersonating as law enforcers reportedly snatched Tk 40 lakh from two staff of a readymade garment factory in the city's Uttara on Wednesday afternoon.
The criminals "in guise of the members of detective branch (DB) of police" reportedly looted the money from the two officials of 'Tokio Mode' on Road No. 12 in Uttara's Sector-1 around 2:00pm, said Rasel Howlader, an official of the factory.
The accountant of the garment factory Sayeed Mahmud Al-Firoz and his driver were inside the car, he said.
"Four men carrying DB kits including walkie-talkies, handcuffs, and firearms intercepted their car around 12:45pm after they came out of a private bank withdrawing the money," he said.
Later, the muggers forcibly got into the car and snatched the money after taking them to Kuril Biswa Road. The criminals fled the scene in another car.
Noor-e-Azam, Officer-in-Charge of Airport Police Station, confirmed the incident of mugging the money.
A case was filed with the police station in this connection, the police official said.