83 arrested in Rangpur
19 December 2015, Nirapad News: A total of 83 people, including nine leaders and activists of BNP, Jamaat and Shibir, were arrested from the city and different places in the district last night, police sources said.
The leaders and activists of BNP, Jamaat and Shibir have been arrested for their alleged involvement with recent subversive activities like hurdling petrol bombs on passenger buses, killing innocent people, other terrorist activities and crimes.
Of them, police have arrested three leaders and activists of BNP and its associate organisations, six of Jamaat and Shibir from different areas under Kotwali Thana and other areas of the district.
Besides, police have arrested more 74 persons, including absconding accused persons of different cases, warranties, thieves, muggers, drug traders, anti-social elements and other suspicious people from all eight upazilas in the district.
After primary interrogation, police produced the arrested persons before different Rangpur courts from where they were sent to jail
hajat later this afternoon, the sources said.