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Ctg Jamaat ameer rearrested at jail gate

Update : 03 Jun 2015, 07:20 PM

ANM Shamsul Islam, ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami’s Chittagong wing, was arrested again at the gate of Chittagong Central Jail yesterday morning.

He was arrested around 11:30am, soon after he was released on bail, and then handed over to the district police around 2pm, Additional Deputy Commissioner SM Tanveer Arafat told the Dhaka Tribune.

Chittagong Central Jail’s Deputy Jailer Monir Hossain told the Dhaka Tribune that Shamsul was released on bail in a case filed with Panchlaish police station around 10:30am.

“We received the bail order from court on Tuesday night,” he said.

Earlier, the Jamaat leader was rearrested at the jail gate on July 16 last year.

Before then, he was arrested along with 20 other local Jamaat leaders while holding a clandestine meeting at their Chittagong city office in Dewanbazar by Kotwali police on May 12 the same year.

Police also seized two litres of petrol, 1.5kg of potassium, 60 glass bottles, a laptop, a modem and Tk1.13 lakh from the office at that time.

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