96 people held in Satkhira on various charges

Published: August 31, 2018 14:33:52 | Updated: August 31, 2018 16:54:09


In a drive from Thursday night to Friday morning, police arrested 96 people from different parts of the district on various charges.

They arrested 22 people from Sadar, eight each from Kalaroa and Tala upazilas, 11 from Kaliganj, 18 from Shyamnagar, 20 from Ashashuni, four from Debhata and five from Patkelghata upazilas, said Azam Khan, an inspector at the Special Branch of Satkhira Police.

He said 13 activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir were among the arrestees, UNB reports.

Police also recovered 582 pieces of Yaba pill during the drive, Azam added.

According to him, the arrestees are accused in cases like acts of sabotage and drug abuse.

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