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‘Sheaf of paddy’ candidate Jamaat leader arrested

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-12-16 6:43:56 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-12-17 2:59:38 PM

Satkhira Correspondent: Police have arrested Jamaat-e-Islami leader Gazi Nazrul Islam, who is contesting the upcoming general election from Satkhira-4 constituency with the BNP symbol ‘Sheaf of Paddy’.

Apart from him, law enforcers also arrested five other people including temporarily sacked Shyamnagar upazila chairman and Jamaat leader Abdhul Bari.

They were arrested from Bongshipur area of the upazila around 3:00pm on Sunday.

However, identities of the four other arrestees could not be known immediately.

Abdul Kalam, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Shyamnagar Police Station, said acting on a tip off, they were arrested from Bongshi area in a sabotage case.

risingbd/Satkhira/December 16, 2018/Shahin Goldar/AKA