7 members of the youth gang have been arrested in the incident of armed dancing in Rajshahi. At this time, several weapons were recovered from them. After the video went viral on social media, members of the police and intelligence agencies started searching for these teenagers.
Vijay Bashak, Additional Commissioner of City Police, said that when the viral video came to the hands of the police through social media, they conducted an operation on Tuesday night. At that time, seven members of the gang were arrested. All aged between 14 and 16. Their house is in Gangpara area of Shahmakhdum police station.
The video was 19 seconds long. A group of teenagers are dancing and cheering in Taliban style with weapons. Music is also playing. Teenagers are dancing to the beat. In their hands are ramadas, Chinese axes, knives and many different types of weapons. One is already saying, ‘Ae Maira dis na re baap’!
The incident is said to be in Gangpara area of Shahmakhdum police station in Rajshahi. Locals said that three days ago the youth gang members of Gangpara area created panic by eating and drinking with extortion money and dancing with weapons. Locally they are associated with politics under the umbrella of Awami League or Chhatra League. Ward number 18 is said to work under the control of Councilor Shahidul Islam. Shahidul Islam used to organize BNP Youth Dal. However, he joined Awami League politics after being elected as a councilor in 2018.
When Councilor Shahidul Islam was called to inquire about this, the phone was switched off.