They were arrested during a secret meeting in Bashtala upazila on Friday morning
Police have arrested 10 female leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh in Satkhira.
They were arrested from the house of Abdul Jalil in Bashtala upazila in Satkhira during a secret meeting.
The arrestees are Majeda Khatun, 45, Firoza Begum, 55, Morzina Khatun, 50, Farida Khatun, 45, Rizia Khatun, 35, Rafiza Khatun, 45, Beauty Khatun, 45, of Alipur village of Sadar upazila; Khadija Parveen, 40, China Parveen, 35 of Sultanpur and Anwara Begum, 58, of Bagerhat district.
Satkhira Sadar Police officer-in-charge Md Delwar Hussain said that a drive was carried out on Friday morning over a tip-off. During the drive, 33 jihadi books were also recovered.
A case has been filed against the arrestees at Satkhira police station, he said.