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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