Update February 26, 2015

Dhaka 1-03 am, 01-March, 2021

2 JCD central leaders held with Molotov cocktails in city

Sumel Sarker

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26 February 2015, Nirapad News: Members of the Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested two central leaders of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) in possession of 20 Molotov cocktails in the city’s Gabtali area on Wednesday night.

The arrestees were identified as Jakir Hossain, assistant Organising Secretary of the central unit of JCD and also president of Jahangirnagar University unit JCD, and Mrinal Kanti Das, assistant general secretary of the central unit of JCD.

Joint Commissioner of DB Manirul Islam said on secret information, a team of DB police conducted a drive in the area and arrested the duo from the counter of ‘Rojina’ bus service at about 8.00 pm. They also recovered 20 Molotov cocktails from their possession.

Manirul Islam said at a press briefing that the arrestees confessed to have kept the bombs there for carrying out sabotage in the area.

The duo also admitted that they had padlocked different department doors at the Dhaka University a few days back during the strike enforced by JCD.

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