A gang of robbers attacked two Ansar members and snatched their arms near Bangladesh Ansar and VDP camp in Narsingdi municipality early Tuesday.
Bangladesh Ansar’s District Commandant Tanzina Binte Ershad of Bangladesh Ansar said a group of 15 to 20 robbers attacked four Ansar members with local weapons around 1:30 am while they were patrolling in front of the Ansar camp in Boro Bazar area, according to UNB.
“The robbers tied up two Ansar members with a rope while the others managed to flee. They snatched 2 shotguns and 10 rounds of bullet from their possession,” she added.
Four members who were on duty at the Ansar camp are - Md Anwarul Haque, Zafar Iqbal, Rashed Hossain and Atiq Hossain.
Narsingdi’s Superintendent of Police Kazi Ashraful Azim said Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) members and other law enforcement officials visited the spot.
Shafiqul Islam, in charge of the Narsingdi town police outpost, said none of the Ansar members was injured. There were no robberies elsewhere in the market area.
“Steps are underway for filing a case over the incident and we are trying to recover the arms,” he said.