Looting workers’ salaries by holding officers hostage in the identity of RAB

An allegation of robbery of Tk 19 lakh 45 thousand has been made by taking the officials of a factory at gunpoint in the identity of RAB. The money was withdrawn from the bank to pay the factory workers.

The incident took place at Sreepur in Gazipur on Thursday (June 6) afternoon. Before this, three officials were picked up at gunpoint from the factory gate of Selvo Chemical Industries Limited, adjacent to Nayanpur market in the upazila. After an hour, the abductees were dropped in Hotapara area of ​​Gazipur Sadar Upazila. But their money bags were taken away by miscreants.

According to factory sources, in the afternoon, three officials of the factory withdrew Tk 19 lakh 45 thousand from a private bank to pay Eid bonus and truck rent to the workers. Later they were going to the factory of Selvo Chemical Industries Limited in a private car with the money. After that, as soon as the private car reached in front of gate number 3 of the factory, a Noa car stopped the private car. Later, the factory officials were dropped from the private car in the identity of RAB and picked up in Noa car. Then they left for Dhaka along the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway. About an hour later, around 5:30 pm, the three abducted people were brought down to Hotapara area with a bag of money.

In this regard, Sreepur Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Akbar Ali Khan said that police have been sent to the spot. Legal action in this regard is under process.