Police arrests another man in connection with removal of nuts and bolts of Padma Bridge

News Desk || shiningbd

Published: 6/30/2022 12:16:31 PM

Police have arrested another man in connection with removal of nuts and bolts of the Padma Bridge.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police officers arrested Md Mehedi, 25, from Noakhali, DMP Deputy Commissioner Faruk Hossain told on Thursday.

The Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of the DMP had made the arrest, he said.

Mehedi’s father, Md Monir Hossain, said police picked up Mehedi from Noakhali in the early hours of Tuesday and took him to Dhaka.

Earlier, on Sunday, police arrested a man after a video of him removing nuts from bolts of Padma Bridge railings on the day it was opened to traffic went viral on social media.

The Criminal Investigation Department of the police apprehended the man, identified as Bayezid Talha, 30, from Dhaka’s Shantinagar on Sunday afternoon, hours after he uploaded the video on social media.

Dhaka Tribune

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