Police detain 250 Jamaat-Shibir activists in Chattrogram

Published: June 24, 2018 10:30:31 | Updated: June 24, 2018 16:41:26


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Police in a drive arrested at least 250 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir while conducting a so-called secret meeting at Motel Saikat in the port city on Saturday night.

Assistant Secretary of Jamaat-e-Islami city unit, also the registrar of International Islamic University, Azam Obaidullah, was conducting the secret meeting, said Md Mohasin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.

Being tipped-off, a police team conducted a three-hour drive from 7:00pm to 10:00pm after cordoning off Motel Saikat, police said.

The law enforcers also seized a good number of mobile phones and bags from the spot, according to a news agency.
 

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