BNP’s Satkhira-4 candidate arrested
Police arrested Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader Gazi Nazrul Islam, who is contesting polls from Satkhira-4 as BNP candidate, in Satkhir’s Shyampur on Sunday, reports UNB.
Officer-in-charge of Shyampur police station Abul Kalam Azad said they picked up Nazrul from house Atulia residence around 2:30pm.
Law enforcers also arrested Jamaat upazila unit ameer Abdul Bari, also suspended chairman of Shyamnagar upazila parishad, and Padmapukur union unit ameer Abdur Rob from their respective houses, he said.
Nazrul stood accused in 20 cases filed on various charges, including sabotage, the OC said, adding that Bari also faces several violence cases.