12 robbers of Sundarbans surrender
Sundarbans Correspondent: Twelve members of Sundarbans-based infamous robber gang 'Noa Bahini' surrendered to Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal along with their arms at KuakataRakhainMarket field in Kalaparaupazilaon Saturday morning.
Twelve members of the gang brought their 25 firearms and 1000bullets beforedeputy commanding officer of RAB-8Barisal around12.30pm, said Major Adnan, deputy commanding officer of RAB-8 Barisal.
Later, the minister distributed TK 20,000 each to 60 robbers who surrendered earlier and now out of jail on bail for their rehabilitation.
He also distributed TK to the family members of 12 robbers who are still staying in prisons for their legal support.
The surrendered dacoits used to attack trawlers of fishermen and kidnap fishermen for ransom in deep forests of the Sundarbans.
Over the last six months, a total of 72 members of eight robber gangs of the Sundarbans surrendered to law enforcers along with huge arms and ammunition.