Jamaat leader held for criticising PM's family

Jamaat leader held for criticising PM’s family


Police arrested a local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami from Durgapur Bazar of Ashashuni upazila early Monday for making disparaging remarks about
the family of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The arrestee was identified as Zakir Hossain, president of the Workers Welfare Federation of the upazila unit of Jamaat.Being tipped-off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area early in the morning and arrested Zakir, said Sheikh Farid Uddin,officer-in-charge (OC) of Ashashuni Police Station, also citing his(Zakir’s) plan to carry out subversive activities as another reason for the arrest.Zakir has been arrested as separate cases were filed against him on
charge of making derogatory speech in public places against the family of the Prime Minister and planning submersion during the recent hartals called by Jamaat, added the OC. –UNB, Satkhira


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