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BDR Mutiny: Ringleader, five others arrested

world Updated: Mar 03, 2009 21:09 IST
BDR Mutiny: Ringleader

Bangladesh on Tuesday announced the arrest of the suspected ring leader of the bloody BDR mutiny along with five other accused, nearly a week after the 33-hour revolt claimed at least 77 lives, 73 of them Army officers.

The elite Rapid Action Battalion's (RAB's) intelligence wing and team of its troops arrested the main accused of the rebellion, BDR's Deputy Assistant Director Touhidul Alam, RAB spokesman Commander Abul Kalam Azad said.