Police in a drive arrested 75 people, including 20 leaders and activists of BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami, from different parts of Bogra district on Saturday.
Police said a team of police conducted separate drives in different parts of the district from Friday 6 am to Saturday 6 am and arrested 75 people, reports UNB.
Harun-or-Rashid, former ameer of Dhanut upazila unit Jamaat-e-Islami, Afsar Uddin, former secretary of Sherpur upazila unit Jamaat-e-Islami, 12 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir and five activists of BNP were among the arrestees.
Besides, police also recovered 12 crude bombs, one pistol, nine rounds of bullets, seven sharp weapons, 300 bottles of Phensidyl and 80 pieces of Yaba tablet from the other 55 people arrested during the drive.
District police sources said the BNP and Jamaat men were wanted in different cases filed for sabotage.