The police arrested 39 leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal while they were ‘planning sabotage’ at the house of a BNP central leader in the town on Friday night.
JCD Kushtia district unit president Mahfuzur Rahman Mithun, general secretary SR Shipon, joint secretary Rakibul Islam Rabbi and organising secretary Rokonuzzaman Russel were among the arrested.
Being tipped off about a clandestine meeting of JCD leaders, a special team of police from Kushtia model police station and detectives conducted a drive at the house of Barrister Ragib Rouf Choudhury, a member of BNP’s executive committee, around 8:00pm and arrested them along with explosives, said Kushtia model police officer-in-charge Obidur Rahman.
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