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Jamaat secy general, 8 others held

Jamaat secy general, 8 others held
  • Staff Correspondent
  • 7 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Police arrested nine leaders of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami including its Secretary General Professor Mia Golam Parwar from a house at Vatara in the capital on Monday evening.

Mohammad Asaduzzaman, deputy commissioner (DC) of Gulshan Crime Division under Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), confirmed it to the Daily Sun.

Assistant Secretary Generals of the party central committee Rafiqul Islam Khan and Hamidur Rahman Azad and its members Abdur Rob, Professor Izzat Ullah and Mobarrak Hossain and former President of Islami Chhatra Shibir Yasin Arafat are among the arrestees. They opened an office at the house; they held the meeting for hatching a conspiracy against the state, the DC said.