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26 held in Satkhira

SATKHIRA, Jan 03, 2017 (BSS)-Police, in special drives from Monday night to this morning, arrested 26 persons and recovered 240 packets of fake bidi from seven upazilas of the district.

Sources with the district police said they were picked up from different areas of the district.

During the drives, Satkhira Sadar police arrested 10 people with 240
packets of fake bidi, Kalaroa police six, Tala police three, Shyamnagar police one, Kaliganj police two, Assasuni police two, Debhata police one and Patkelghata police one accused.

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 this morning.