Published: Saturday, June 1, 2013

24 BNP, Jamaat men held in Noakhali

Police arrested 24 activists of BNP, its key ally Jamaat-e-Islami and the latter’s student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir in Noakhali Friday night on charge of plotting sabotage.

The law enforcers conducted the drive in different parts of the district after receiving information that they were planning to carry out sabotage, reports our Noakhali correspondent quoting Zaidul Karim, officer-in-charge of Sudharam Model Police Station.

District Jamaat activists Golam Kuddus, a lecturer of Bulua Degree College, and Maulana Shamsuddin, an Imam of a local mosque in the town, were among the arrestees, he added.