Police arrested two schoolboys along with nine chocolate bombs from Shilpakala Academy premises during a meeting arranged marking the National Mourning Day on Tuesday morning, reports UNB.
The arrestees were Asif Iqbal, son of Liton Sheikh and also a class VII student of Government VJ High School, and Monmoy, 16, son of Tipul Master and a class VII student of M A Bari High School. Both are the residents of Jhenidah bus stand para in the pouro area.
Solemon Hossain, officer-in-charge of Chuadanga district special branch of police, said when Asif tried to enter the programme venue along with his school bag police stopped him.
They searched his body and bag and recovered the bombs from the bag.
According his statement, police arrested Monmoy.
Nizam Uddin, superintendent of Police of the district, at a press briefing said the arrestees tried to enter the programme venue for carrying out sabotage activities.