RAJSHAHI: Police detained 12 Jamaat-Shibir members on charge of their ill-motive to commit subversive activities and conspiracies against the government in Rajshahi city on Friday night.
Police also seized zihadi books, banners for procession, member collection forms and donation and toll collection books from their possessions.
Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Commissioner Abu Kalam Siddique revealed this while addressing a meet the press at his office conference hall on Saturday.
He said the detained people were holding a secret meeting with an ulterior motive to hatch anti-government conspiracies besides conducting subversive activities.
On a tip-off, a high-powered police team, including detectives, conducted a sudden raid in a house at Palopara village under Paba Police Station around 7.00 pm and arrested them red-handed.
A case was recorded with Paba Police Station in this connection, the police commissioner added.