8 Jamaat men held in Sirajganj
Sixteen leaders and activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami were arrested from a secret meeting at Ullapara upazila in Sirajganj district early Tuesday.
Ullapara upazila unit Jamaat former ameer Md Saiful Islam and his wife and the upazila unit Mahila Jamaat ameer Mosammat Eliza Parvin were also among the arrested.
Police arrested them from a house in Jhikira Mahalla area under Ullapara municipality at early hours, and sent them to jail following a court order this afternoon.
On information that Jamaat leaders of the upazila unit sat in a meeting in the area, and were planning subversive acts, police conducted drive there and nabbed them.
Dipak Kumer Das, officer in-charge of Ullapara Model Police Station, said a case was filed against them under Special Power Act.