Twenty rounds of bullets, which were snatched from a policeman during clashes between police and Hefajat-e-Islam activists in Brahmanbaria, have been recovered two weeks after the incident.
The bullets were recovered from a sweets shop in Suhilpur Bazar of Brahmanbaria Sadar upazila last night, Special Branch (SB) of district police confirmed to The Daily Star.
Police have also arrested two accused -- -- Arab Ali (40) of Dakshin Kendubari village and Monir Mia (42) of Suhilpur village in Brahmanbaria Sadar upazila -- in the case filed at Brahmanbaria Sadar Model Police Station, said Md Imtiaz Ahammed, officer-in-charge of the special branch.
According to the case statement, the bullets were snatched from two members of Moulvibazar district police when they were going to Brahmanbaria court by a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on March 27 and a clash broke out between Hefajat men and police in Nandanpur area in Brahmanbaria Sadar upazila.
Later, victim Md Mohiuddin filed the case accusing unidentified persons.
Contacted, Superintendent of Brahmanbaria Police Mohammad Anisur Rahman said, "'We first detained a man based on information. Later, the bullets were recovered and a second person was arrested following the tip-off provided by the detainee."