NOAKHALI: Police have arrested three people, including a journalist, a BCL leader and a Swechchasebak League leader, in connection with a clash between two factions of the ruling party at Companiganj upazila in the district.
The arrested persons are Hasan Imam Russell, 42, Companiganj correspondent of Daily Ajkaler Khobor, Mobarak Hossain Riad, 27, general secretary of Govt Mujib College BCL, and Ohid Ullah Chowdhury Didar, 34, general secretary of ward No. 8 in Basurhat Municipality Swechchasebak League.Police conducted drives in separate areas of the upazila and Basurhat municipality on Friday night and arrested them.
Locals said police arrested them in a case filed by the followers of Basurhat Municipality Mayor Abdul Quader Mirza.
Superintendent of Noakhali Police Mohammad Alamgir Hossain said there were several cases filed against the arrested accused.