13 Shibir-men arrested in Ctg

Staff Correspondent

4 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested 13 leaders and activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir from different areas of the city on Monday.

The arrestees were identified as Md Kutub Uddin, 23, Md Yasin Ahad Imon, 21, Md Ziaur Rahman, 22, Zunaidul Islam, 21, Saifullah Khaled, 24, Md Sajjad Hossain, 20, Md Ruhul Kader, 20, Md Meherajul Islam, 18, Md Imran Hossain, 20, Sabbir Hossain, 25, Sajedul Karim, 18, Khorshed Alam, 24, and Md Shakib, 18.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Nejam Uddin of Sadarghat Police Station said acting on a tip-off, they arrested a shibir leader from Sadarghat area at around 3:00pm.

Instructions for carrying out attack on police and important government establishments were found in his mobile phone, he said.

Acting on his statement, 12 other Shibir-men were arrested from different areas of the city, said the OC.

Among the arrestees, there were four associate-level leaders of the organisation, he said.

A case was filed accusing the arrestees with the police station in this connection, the OC added.