Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested five members of a teen gang from Lalkhan Bazar area in Chattogram city.
The arrestees are Md Arif alias Lokman, 27, Md Hridoy, 20, Md Shukur, 21, Md Arif, 19, and Md Mir Hossain, 19, of Chattogram city.
According to a media release of Rab headquarters, a team of Rab-7 arrested the five conducting a drive in Lalkhan Bazar area on Saturday noon after receiving a complaint over assaulting a construction worker for extortion by them.
Later, Rab seized cash Tk 44,500 and a sharp weapon from their possession.
During interrogation, the arrestees confessed that they are active members of a teen gang and have been involved in extortion in different areas of Chittagong city for a long time.
The arrestees were handed over to Khulshi police station to take further legal action, said the release.