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Police arrests Jamaat leader for alleged sabotage planning in Bogra

  • Published at 08:33 pm September 14th, 2018
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At the time, five handmade bombs, some Jihadi books and five motorcycles were seized

A team of Detective Branch (BD) police along with Nandigram police have arrested a Jamaat-e-Islami leader from his house in Bogra, on the charge of allegedly planning sabotage.

Nandigram upazila Jamaat Amir Anwarul Islam was arrested along with 15 party activists on Friday.

At the time, five handmade bombs, some Jihadi books and five motorcycles were seized.

Nandigram police station OC Nasir uddin has confirmed the news. “Anwarul was having a secret meeting in his house, to plan sabotage, after getting a tip, the raid was conducted at his house” OC Nasir said.

The OC said it was a joint operation by Nandigram police and DB. 

No case has been filed yet against the arrested Jamaat activists. The names of the activists have not been disclosed yet.

Bogra DB police Inspector Noor-E-Alam Siddiqui was called over phone to know the names of the Jamaat men, but he could not be reached.