SATKHIRA, Police, in special drives from Thursday night to till this morning, arrested 37 people including three activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami on various charges from eight 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 with 10 pieces of yaba tablets, Kalaroa police nabbed nine, Tala police two, Kaliganj police four, Shyamnagar police four including three activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, Assasuni police two, Patkelghata police two and Debhata police arrested three accused.
Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested, the sources said, adding that the arrested were later sent to jail.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha