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Jamaat, Shibir leaders held with bombs in Rajshahi

    5 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: Police in sepa-rate drives arrested a Jamaat and two Shibir leaders with bombs and extremism books from different areas in the district on Monday night, reports BSS.

According to police, the arrested persons were identified as Obaidur Rahman, 47, Ismail Hossain Siraji, 20, and Shakib Hossain, 23. On a tip-off, a police team conducted a raid at Baroghoria village under Tanore upazila in midnight and arrested Obaidur Rahman from his house. The police team also recovered four hand bombs and five petrol bombs after searching the house.

Abdur Razzaque Khan, Senior ASP, told the newsmen that police arrested the jamaat leader after getting information that he was planning to commit subversive activities in the night. Obaidur Rahman is the upazila rokon of Jamaat-e Islami, he said.

Besides, metropolitan police arrested two shibir leaders from two separate places with three hand bombs, huge bomb-making materials and extremism related books.