DOT Desk:  Shahidul Islam, one of the three arrestees in the Pallabi police station blast incident, was picked up two days before the incident by a group identifying themselves as members of the Detective Branch (DB), claimed his family, reports Dhaka Tribune.
 He was reportedly picked up from Bawniyabazer in Kalshi area on Monday (July 27) around 3:45pm, Shahidul’s elder brother Rafikul Islam told Dhaka Tribune.  Rafikul also said he also informed the RAB-4 office after his brother was picked up and also presented a copy of the general dairy (GD) he filed with Pallabi police station regarding the incident. Around 6am on Wednesday, a bomb exploded at Pallabi police station compound in Dhaka that left five, including four policemen, injured.
Pallabi police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nazrul Islam said a police team recovered the bomb, which was hidden inside a digital weighing machine commonly used in general stores, during an operation in Pallabi’s Kalshi area early Wednesday.