20 Shibir suspects detained

Police have detained 20 suspected Islami Chhatra Shibir activists from Chittagong, a stronghold of the Jamaat-e-Islami's student affiliate.

Staff Correspondentbdnews24.com
Published : 25 May 2013, 02:15 AM
Updated : 25 May 2013, 02:31 AM

The police said they were certain those detained from the ‘King of Chittagong’ community centre in Panchliash around noon were Shibir activists. They were allegedly preparing for meet to plan acts of sabotage, police claimed.

Locals said a reception of successful SSC candidates of Shibir-run ‘Probaho Coaching Centre’ was being held there.

Chittagong Metropolitan Police DC Abdur Rauf said the detainees were being interrogated. Anyone found unconnected to planning mischief will be released, he said.

He said none of the students attending the programme had been harassed.

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