R K Akash, Pabna:
People of different upazilas have been panicked in Pabna with the robbery. The locals have spent night with sleepless for the last few days due to robbery. Police and local sources said that the number of robbers in Pabna Sadar, Ishwardi, Atgharia, Chatmohor, Sujanagar and in the most of the districts have been increased.
Today robbery has been happened in two houses at north Raghbpur village of Malachi Union of Pabna on Sunday night. The robbers robbed the gold ornaments, cash money. Two youths were injured in the robbery strike. One the injured youths, Giasuddin, 26, was admitted to Pabna General Hospital.
Locals said that a group of 20 to 25 robbers whose faces were covered by mask entered a house of Kutub Uddin, a resident of Uttara Raghbpur village under Mancholi union of Pabna Sadar upazila at around 2:30 pm and injured his son Gias Uddin (26). Then the robbers attacked on the house members. Then they took away Tk 2 lakh in cash, golden. Then they entered into Nohab Uddin’s house and injured his son Alamgir Hossain, and taken away golden from the house.
Meanwhile, at about 4 pm on Friday, a robbery attacked in the battery shop of IK Road in Ishwardi Alhaj area. Six robbers came by truck and took away Tk 2 lakh worth of goods. At the time, when the night guard obstructed, the robbers beaten him.
In Atgharia upazila at around 1pm on Wednesday, a group of 7-8 robbers attacked the house of Nuruzzaman, a businessman of Kadamdanga village under Chandva union of Atgharia upazila. The members of the robbers robbed the house keeping weapon in front of their neck. At that time, they hacked the a lot of goods including golden and Tk. 3 lakh. The injured were admitted to Atgharia Health Complex.
On 10th of this month armed robbery took away gold ornaments, cash and mobile phones with robbery in the house of Ripon Mollah, son of late Alhaj Khalil Munshi, son of late Alhaj Khalil Munshi of Bharimari Dakshinparha under Chalimpur Union of the district.
Local people said that 10 to 12 robbers in four groups, attacked in four houses. Locals also told the members of the houses called neighbors over mobile phone. When neighbors chased together the robbers flew.
However, Pabna Superintendent of Police Sheikh Rafiqul Islam said that police has taken the maximum measures to prevent robbery. The criminals will be brought under the law by identifying them.
He said that we have already detained a member of the robbed gang and the arrest of the whole team will soon be possible.