Three including Satkhira Shibir chief held


Staff Reporter:

Detective Branch of Police here on Monday arrested three  people including the district heads of Islami Chhatra Shibir and Islami Chhatri Sangstha, two student wings of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami during a drive at Munshipara area of the city.

The arrestees are identified as Zahidul Islam, president of Chhatra Shibir district unit, Sadia Sultana, chief of Chhatri Sangstha district unit and her brother Ekramul Islam.

Shahriar Hasan, inspector of Satkhira Detective Branch said the arrestees are accused of spearheading activities to dislodge the government.

He said acting on a tip-off DB conducted a drive at a house in Munshipara area where, he claimed, Zahidul and Sadia identifying them as husband and wife had been living for past four years, and operating anti-state activities.

Law enforcers arrested the trio while they were in a secret meeting in the morning, he further claimed.

They seized handbills, leaflets and ‘jihadi’ books from their house. unb


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