Police in separate drives arrested 13 BNP men in connection with the murder of local Jubo League leader Mohammad Hanif from different parts of the upazila early Friday.
Md Anwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sudharam Model Police Station, said police conducted drives from Thursday night to Friday morning and arrested the leaders and activists of BNP, Jubo Dal, Sechhasebok Dal.
Eojbalia Union Parishad Jubo League Joint Convener Ariful Islam Sumon filed the case accusing 361 leaders and activists of BNP-Jammat and some other unknown with the police station.
So far, police arrested a total of 22 people in this connection, the OC added.
Earlier on December 11, Mohammad Hanif, general secretary of ward no 8 of the union, was killed in a pre-election clash between the supporters of Awami League and BNP over electioneering at Eojbalia in Sadar upazila.