Sylhet, May 10 : Police have arrested five suspected muggers along with money looted from an Army man from Bandar Bazar, Lakhaura and Mohammadpur areas of the city.
The arrestees are Nasir Uddin, 35, Shafiqul Islam, 33, Mohammad Rahel, 27, Md Muktar Hossain, 35, and Md Dilawar Hossain, 35.
Officer-in-charge of Shahparan Police Station Akhtar Hossain said the snatchers obstructed Army Lance Corporal Md Moinul Islam at Muradpur in the city on May 7while he was returning home after withdrawing money from a bank.
They took away Tk 1.9 lakh from Moinul at gunpoint and fled.
Police arrested the muggers in a drive conducted in the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, the OC said, adding they also recovered Tk 27,500 from their possession.