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10 Jamaat leaders including central ameer held in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, March 12, 2018 (BSS) - Police arrested 10 front-ranking leaders of Jamaat-e Islami including its central ameer from Hatemkhan area under Boalia Police Station in the city this morning.

On a tip-off, a police team cordoned a five-storey building around 9 am where the arrestees were holding a secret meeting, said Ifte Khayer Alam, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police.

Central Jamaat ameer Mujibor Rahman is among the arrestees, he added.

Other arrestees are: city ameer Dr Abul Hashem, secretary Siddique Hossain, east ameer Rajaur Rahman, west ameer Abdul Maleque, Chapainawabganj district ameer Abujar Gifary, rokon Rafiqul Islam and Mujibur Rahman, executive member Moinul Hossain and worker Toyab Ali.

Legal action will be taken against them after interrogation, the police officer added.