Dhaka, Bangladesh
37 held in special drives in 2 dists

37 held in special drives in 2 dists

News Desk Law enforcers, in special drives, arrested 37 people from different areas of the two districts in last 12 hours, reports agency. A total of 23 persons including two activists of BNP from different areas of the district arrested. They also seized Indian smuggled goods during the drives. Police said they were picked up from different areas of the district, BSS report from Dinajpur added. During the drives, Dinajpur Sadar police arrested five persons including two activists of BNP from Modern Mour area in the town around 11:00 PM, Birganj thana police arrested three persons, Biral thana police arrested two persons, Bochaganj thana police arrested one person, Chirirbandar thana police arrested four persons, Nawabganj thana police arrested two persons and Ghoraghat thana police arrested two persons. Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources added. Meanwhile, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive detained four persons with Indian smuggled goods including sari and three pieces worth Taka 10,00,000 around 6:00 AM from Hili Railway Station in Hakimpur upazila of the district. Later, the seized goods and arrested persons were handed over to the Hakimpur thana police, BGB said. Another BSS report from Habiganj adds: Police arrested 14 persons including eight wanted accused from different areas of the district. Additional Superintendent of Police (Addl. SP) A S M Shamsur Rahman Bhuiyan said, they were picked up from different areas of the district on different charges. Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources added. The arrested were sent to jail.

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