A case has been filed against the 25 women with IU police station
Police on Saturday night arrested 25 women -- all of whom are suspected activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami -- from Jhaudia Bazar in Kushtia Sadar upazila on Saturday night.
Acting on a tip off, police conducted a drive in the area and arrested them while they were in a clandestine meeting, said Mostafizur Rahman Ratan, officer-in-charge (OC) of Islamic University (IU) police station in Kushtia.
Shajeda Begum, the union unit Ameer of women's section of Jamaat-e-Islami, and Suraiya Begum, wife of Jhaudia Mosque's Imam Mokarrom Hossain are among the 25 arrested.
A case has been filed against the 25 women with IU police station on the charge of planning acts of sabotage, OC Mostafizur added.