Man held for link with Ramu attacks
Police arrested yet another person on Monday night for his alleged involvement with the Ramu mayhem in Cox's Bazar on September 29.
Saleh Ahmed, 34, was arrested from a barbershop from the town's Lal Dighirpar around 10:00pm.
The arrestee has connection with Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO) and had provided shelter to Rohingyas on several occasions, said Jashim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Cox's Bazar Police Station.
According to the police, Saleh's father had migrated from Myanmar before the Liberation War of 1971.
The arrestee, however, has a national identity card and a passport to prove his Bangladesh nationality, police added.
Police interrogated him till yesterday morning to ascertain his link with the violence.
Saleh is son of Mir Ahmed of South Pahartali of Sadar upazila.
Police sources said 239 people have been arrested in connection with the Ramu violence till yesterday.