Comilla city councilor held
Comilla: Police have arrested newly elected councilor of Comilla City Corporation Ekram Hossain Babu from City’s Thakurpara area.
Kotwali police station Officer in-charge (Investigation) Salahuddin confirmed the arrest but did not provide details about the reason of the arrest.
Sources said police raided Thakurpara around 11:30pm on Thursday and arrested councilor Babu from a house where he alongwith some followers had been staying since the election.
Babu was elected councilor of word No.8 on March 30 election. He is an activist of Jamaat-e Islami Bangladesh.
Babu was an accused in 15 cases filed under Special Powers Act, Explosive Substances Act, anti-terrorism and Women and Child Repression Prevention Act with different Courts in Comilla, police said.