Swechchhasebak League leader held with pipe gun

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Detectives arrested a local leader of Swechchhasebak League along with a ‘pipe gun’ and two rounds of bullet from Purba Gopinathpur area in Lakshmipur early Thursday. The arrested was identified as Ismael Hossain Gazi, convenor of Hamsadi union unit Swechchhasebak League and son of Shahid Ullah Gazi, a resident of the same village. Assistant superintendent of police Junayed Kawsar said on a tip-off, a team of DB police conducted a raid in the area while Ismael and some his associates were staying there in the dead of night. At one stage, police arrested Ismael but his associates managed to flee the scene. The law enforcers also recovered a pipe gun and two rounds of bullet from his possession. The arrestee was wanted in several cases, including for extortion and attacking police, the ASP added.

Source: New Age