Update February 25, 2015

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Jubo Dal and Jamaat leaders held with firebombs

Sumel Sarker

Petrol Bomb

Petrol Bomb

25 February 2015,Nirapad News: A team of RAB 7 in a drive yesterday arrested a Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal leader along with three petrol bombs in Chittagong city’s Pahartali area while police held a local Jamaat leader from Double Mooring area in the city in the hours.

The arrestees were, Md Shah Newaz, 22, son of Md Shahbuddin, hailing from Barisal’s Bakerganj and Ohidur Rahman, 65, said RAB and police sources.

Shah Newaz is a Jubo Dal leader of Bakerganj union 4 and Ohidur is secretary of Jamaat-e-Islami in city’s Double Mooring Ward, said the sources.

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Md Shohel Mahmud of RAB 7 said a RAB team conducted the drive near Sagarika Stadium Road area of Pahartali and held the Jubo Dal leader with three petrol bombs and one litre of petrol in his possession which were kept inside a kitchen bag.

Officer-in-Charge ASM Nurl Alam Talukdar of Double Mooring police station said police raided the Jamaat leader’s residence at Mollah Para area and arrested him.

The Jamaat leader has supported saboteurs financially and technically to carry out subversive activities after announcements of blockade and hartals were made, said the OC adding that the leader was earlier arrested in another case but he was out in bail.

Both the officials said legislative measures would be taken against the BNP and Jamaat men as per as law.

Meanwhile, police in overnight drives, arrested eight BNP-Jamaat men from different parts of Chittagong for their alleged link with sabotage, said police sources.

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