Suspected pirate held in Noakhali

Noakhali Correspondent
Published : 17:20, Jun 18, 2019 | Updated : 17:23, Jun 18, 2019

Members of the Coast Guard have arrested a suspected pirate from his home in Solaiman Bazar of Hatia upazila in Noakhali.
The arrestee has been identified as Farid, alias Farid Commander, son of Saleh Ahmed hailing from South Tumchar village in Chargachi 9 union under Ramgati upazila of Lakshmipur district.
The Coast Guard also seized four guns, three rounds of bullets, and sharp weapons from his possession.
Media Officer of Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander M Hamidul Islam confirmed the matter at a media call held at Noakhali city’s circuit house around 9am on Tuesday (Jun 18).
The Coast Guard officer said: “Farid has more than 22 cases filed against him—including for rape, murder, kidnapping, and robbery—with various police stations of Noakhali Sadar, Subarnachar, Hatia, and Lakshmipur.”
Soon, another case for arms possession will be filed against him at the Hatia police station, the officer added.