Youngster packs to be removed

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday asked guardians to keep an eye in their youngsters’ exercises to shield them from engaging in teenager posses.

He made the comments while tending to an exchange at Police Staff College in Dhaka’s Mirpur over avoidance of badgering, negative employments of web, youngster marriage and other social issues.

“We are seeing that a portion of the adolescents are remaining out during the evening. I would demand guardians to pay special mind to their youngsters with the goal that they don’t engage in high schooler packs,” he said.

The home manager additionally said that moves would be made according to the law if any youngster was engaged with crimes.

“There are laws for adolescent delinquents,” he cautioned.

In the interim, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia promised to evacuate the posse culture.

“Any kind of group, may it be youngster’s or adult’s, will be evacuated from Dhaka,” the DMP boss said in the wake of investigating the safety efforts taken at Old Dhaka’s Hossaini Dalan zone in front of Ashura.

The announcements came four days following 17-year-old Mohsin Ali was hacked to death in the capital’s Mohammadpur territory supposedly by individuals from adolescent packs.


Police yesterday confined 22 youngsters in Mohammadpur associating them to be individuals with various adolescent groups in the territory.

Anisur Rahman, appointee official (Tejgaon division) of the DMP, said they led a drive against the high schooler pack culture in Mohammadpur and held the adolescents associated with their contribution in posses.

A few adolescent packs were dynamic in the region, including posses named Lara Dey, Level High, Artonad, Film Jhirjhir, Dekhe Lo Chine Lo and Kopaiya Dey, the police authority said.

The vast majority of the prisoners were associated with groups and carried out wrongdoings like inappropriate behavior, robbing and medication hawking, he asserted, including that the drive was led to evacuate adolescent pack exercises in Tejgaon zone.

The arrestees matured under 18 would be created under the watchful eye of the adolescent court and the remainder of them would be put under the watchful eye of a Dhaka court, he further included.


Police yesterday discharged 112 young people of the 120 who were kept in Dhaka’s Hatir Jheel during a drive against teenager packs on Friday.

“Among the rest, five were sued under the DMP mandate and three were sued under burglary and medication related cases,” said DC Anisur Rahman.

The drive was directed following 17-year-old Mohsin Ali was hacked to death in Mohammadpur on Wednesday.

Counting the 120, a sum of 217 young people were held in Tejgaon region. Of them, 159 were gotten over the most recent two days, said police.

Dhaka’s youngster posse culture came into spotlight after Adnan Kabir, a ninth grader in Uttara, was pounded the life out of in January 2017.

As per law implementation offices, around 50 teenager posses were dynamic in various pieces of the city. A large portion of these pack individuals are matured somewhere in the range of 14 and 18 and were associated with different negligible crimes.

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