Police arrested an outlaw at Paltadanga village in Harinkundo upazila of the district yesterday morning. The arrestee is Ashadul Islam Asad, 35, regional leader of outlawed Purbo Banglar Communist Party (PBCP), and son of Jamir Hossain of the village. Ershadul Kabir, officer-in-charge of Harinakundo Police Station, said informed that a group of PBCP activists were holding a clandestine meeting in the area at 9:30am they raided the area and arrested Asad. However, his cohorts managed to flee the scene. Asad is accused in several cases including one for arms, said the OC.