Law enforcers arrested 36 Jamaat-Shibir men, raiding different upazilas of Bogra and Chapainawabganj districts early yesterday.
The arrestees were wanted in a number of cases for vandalism, arson attacks and carrying out subversive activities in the districts during BNP-led alliance's hartals and blockades, police said.
Our Bogra correspondent reported that police arrested 14 Jamaat-Shibir men from different upazilas of the district early yesterday in the cases for vandalism and arson attacks during hatals and blockades last year.
During the drive, police also arrested over 100 people from the upazilas on various charges. They (police) also recovered hemp, phensidyl, and Indian spices worth TK. 4.5 lakh from their possession.
Police said they will produce the Jamaat-Shibir men along with other arrestees in courts today. They said drives to arrest the other accused in the cases for vandalism, arson attacks and obstructing police from performing their duties will continue.
According to our Chapainawabganj correspondent, a Joint team, comprising police Rab, and BGB men arrested 22 Jamaat-Shibri activists from Sadar and Shibganj upazilas of the district early yesterday.
Police said the Jamaat-Shibir men were wanted in the cases for vandalism, arson attacks and attacks on the on-duty law enforcers during the BNP-led alliance's hartals and blockades in the district last year.
They conducted raids in different areas of Sadar upazila at around 1:00am and arrested ten Jamaat-Shibir activists.
In another drive, the joint force arrested 12 Jamaat-Shibir men, raiding different areas of Shibganj upazila. The arrestees were later handed over to the respective police stations.