Hefajat’s mayhem: Jubo Dal activist among 11 arrested in Brahmanbaria | The Daily Star
11:59 AM, April 21, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:01 PM, April 21, 2021

Hefajat’s mayhem: Jubo Dal activist among 11 arrested in Brahmanbaria

Police have arrested 11 more people, including a Jubo Dal activist, in the cases filed over vandalism and arson during a demonstration by Hefajat-e Islam activists in Brahmanbaria on March 26 and 28 centring the visit of Indian PM Narendra Modi, said in a press release sent from the Special Branch of the district police.

Among them, Hasmat Khandaker (49) of Ghatura village in Sadar upazila, Jubo Dal organising secretary of Brahmanbaria district unit, is the prime accused of a case filed in connection with the attack on Brahmanbaria Police Lines during Hefajat-enforced hartal on March 28.

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Hasmat masterminded the attack, police said.

The eleven were arrested during a special raid last night, reports our Brahmanbaria correspondent.

Police have so far arrested 328 people, including 287 activists and supporters of Hefajat, 38 of BNP, and three Jamaat-Shibir activists in the cases filed over the mayhem.

In total 56 cases have been filed against 39,000 people, naming 414 people. Of the cases, 49 have been lodged with Brahmanbaria Sadar Model Police Station, four with Ashuganj Police Station, two with Sarail Police Station and a case is lodged with Akhaura Railway police station.

 

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