The notorious robber Ilyas was arrested on August 5 at 1 o’clock in the morning by conducting a campaign under the auspices of the BCG Station Hatia in the South Zone of the Coast Guard. According to a tip-off, the station commander Hatia and the assistant commissioner (land) of Hatia upazila under the leadership of Hatia upazila Hatia have set up a village adjacent to Dubair canal in Nijhumdwip area of Meghna under Hatia upazila of Noakhali district.
During the operation, Ilias, 36, was detained at a doctor’s hideout in the area along with one single-barreled shotgun, three rounds of ammunition, three unmanned pyrotechnics, 2 domestic “Ramda” and 2 “Da”.
The arrested Ilyas is the son of deceased Siraj Uddani of Hatia upazila. In addition to public awareness, the Coast Guard’s regular campaign to curb piracy and robbery has continued and will continue to do so in the future.