Update February 9, 2015

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16 Shibir activists held in Mymensingh

Sumel Sarker

Islami Jamat Shibir Activist

Islami Jamat Shibir activist

Mymensingh, 09 February 2015, Nirapad News: Police arrested 16 Chhattra Shibir activists from Shankipara area in the town as they were allegedly planning to arson attack in the early hours of today.

Being informed, police raided three students’ messes in Shankipara area and arrested them at about 2 am, said Abu Mohammad Fazlul Karim, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kotwali Police Station.

Police also seized bomb-making materials and Jihadi books and leaflets from their possession.

The Shibir activists are students of different educational institutions of the town, police said. During the raid, police also arrested a Jamaat activist from Shankipara area.

After police interrogation, they were produced before a court this afternoon and the court sent them to jail.

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