Police in separate drives arrested three suspected criminals with firearms from different parts of Chatkhil and Begumganj upazilas of Noakhali early today.
The arrestees are Fuhad Hossain Saikat (28), Nazrul Islam (22) and Noor Uddin Sajib (25), said police.
Anwarul Islam, officer-in-charge of Chatkhil Police Station, said a police team launched a drive at the house of Fuhad Hossain Saikat early today and arrested Fuhad and Nazrul and recovered a pipe gun and a machete from them.
Fuhad is an accused in 13 cases filed with Chatkhil Police Station, said the OC.
Mohammad Kamruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Begumganj Police Station, said acting on a tip off, a police team arrested Noor Uddin Sajib in a drive at Dhitpur village and recovered a pipe gun and a cartridge from his possession.
The three were sent to jail by a district court today after two separate cases were filed against them.