Country-wide arrests of Jamaat-Shibir leaders, activists continues


Jamaat leader arrested in Satkhira

Police arrested a local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami from in front of the district Judge’s Court on Saturday.

The arrested was identified as Adv Azizur Rahman, district unit labour affairs secretary of the Islamist party.

Officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station Amanullah said police arrested Aziz as he was wanted in 15 cases, including that of the murder of former BCL leader Mamun.

Three Shibir men held in Comilla

Police arrested three activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir from Amjader Bazar area in Chouddagram upazila on Saturday.

The arrested were identified as district (South) unit treasurer of Shibir Amjad Hossain Rumon, its Chouddagram upazila unit president Iqbal Hossain Liton and activist Jhumon.

Officer-in-charge of Chouddagram Police Station Akul Chandra Biswas said a police team conducted a drive at the house of Rumon in the area around 2:30pm and arrested the three Shibir men.

They were wanted in several cases filed with the police, the OC added.

K’chhari Jamaat Ameer among 17 held

Some 17 people including district Jamaat Ameer Minhazul Islam were held from Kolabagan area under Panchhari upazila of the district Saturday noon.

Police, in a drive, picked them up around 11:30am.

The identity of the other detainees could not be known immediately.

Panchhari thana OC Alamgir Hossain told banglanews, “ Acting on tip off that Shibir men were holding a clandestine meeting at a house in Kolabagan area, a team of police raided the house and picked up the 17 people.”

Jamaat leader held in Ctg

Police in a drive held a Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer of Muradpur Union under Sitakundo of the Chittagong district on Friday noon.

The detainee was identified as Sirajul Islam.

Sitakunda Circle Assistant Police Super Syed Iqbal Ali told banglanews, “Acting on a tip of Police in a drive held Sirajul Islam from his residence.”

At least eight cases were filed against him, he added.


News Source: Bangladesh Independent News Network

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