6 Shibir men held
Police yesterday arrested six leaders and activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, from city's Kamrangirchar area for their alleged involvement in “anti-government activities”.
The arrestees are Kamrangirchar unit Shibir president Belal Hossain, its secretary Abdul Malek and Shibir activists Al Mamun, Arif, Monir and Bashir.
Nazmul Huda, sub inspector of Kamrangirchar Police Station, said police arrested the activists from Ali Nagar area while they were sticking "anti-government" posters on walls at about 6:00am.
Police seized 70 posters, leaflets and a number of books written by Jamaat leaders from their possession, he said.
Islami Chhatra Shibir condemned the arrest of its activists, a press release said.