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10 female Jamaat leaders held in Satkhira

  • Our Correspondent
  • 18 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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SATKHIRA: Ten female leaders and workers of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangla-desh have been arrested on charge of joining an “anti-government” meeting at Satkhira Sadar upazila.

At that time, 33 jihadi booklets were seized from their possession.

Satkhira Sadar Police Station’s OC Md Delwar Hossain stated it at a press conference on Friday afternoon.

He said police learnt that some Jamaat leaders and workers were assembled at a secret meeting at Shafir Bashtola area under Satkhira Sadar upazila on Thursday night. Receiving information, a police team went to the place and arrested ten female leaders and workers from there.

The arrested are Mazeda Khatun, 45, Firoza Begum, 55, Marzina Khatun, 50, Farida Khatun, 45, Razia Khatun, 35, Rafiza Khatun, 45, Beauty Khatun, 45 of village Alipur under Sadar upazila; Khadiza Parvin, 40, of village Banshdoha, China Parvin, 35 of Sultanpur, and Anwara Begum, 58 of Bagerhat district.

Police said the arrested women were holding the meeting to “commit subversive acts.”