KURIGRAM: Five people were arrested at Phulbari upazila in the district early Wednesday in a case filed over snatching an accused from police custody.
The arrested are Adam Ali, 28, Nuruzzaman, 34, Rafiqul Islam, 34, Ershadul Haq, 28, and Azizul Haq, 36.They were arrested from their respective houses at the early hours on Wednesday.
On June 6 night, relatives of Mintu Mia, 35, an accused in a dowry case, beat policemen at Tankar Mor in Dasiarchara area, and snatched away him (Mintu) from police.
During the incident, two policemen were injured.
On June 7, Phulbari police filed a case against 40-45 for obstructing the work of police.
Phulbari Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Razib Kumar Rai said the arrested was sent to Kurigram Jail on Wednesday morning following a court order.