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27 held in Satkhira

SATKHIRA, Jan 09, 2017 (BSS)- Police, in special drives from Sunday night to this morning, arrested 27 persons including one activist of Jamaat-E-Islami 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 11 persons, Kalaroa police five, Tala police three, Kaliganj police two including one activist of Jamaat -E-Islami, Shyamnagar police two, Assasuni police two Patkelghata police one and Debhata police arrested 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.