Jashore RAB recovered 30 unexploded hand cocktails
Asaduzzaman Asad, Jashore
RAB recovered 30 unexploded hand Cocktail and an air gun in Jashore's Sadar and Sharsha upazilas. However, RAB said that no one was arrested at this time.
Major Mohammad Sakib Hossain, captain of RAB-6 Jashore camp, gave this information in a press release on Tuesday.
He said that two market bags were recovered from the bank of a pond in Bejpara Ansar Camp area of Sadar Upazila around 11:30 pm on Monday.
"9 hand grenades specially kept in one bag and an air gun resembling a pistol were recovered from another bag."
He further said, "In addition to this, another team of RAB recovered 21 hand Cocktel kept in a bucket from a bush on the bank of a pond in Bhaberber village of Benapole police station of Sharsha upazila around 10:15 on Monday night."
He said that no one was arrested during the recovery of the cocktails.
“It is believed that the grenades were assembled in a pre-planned manner to cause mass destruction. RAB operations will continue to identify and arrest those stockpiling hand grenades.”
The RAB official said that the bombs have been handed over to Jessore Kotyali and Benapole Port Police Station.