They were arrested with fifteen cocktails and half kilograms of gunpowder
Police have arrested sixteen leaders and activists of Jamaat–e–Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir from Charmohanpur area of Chapainawabganj Sadar upazila with cocktails and gunpowder.
Chapainawabganj Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Ziaur Rahman said "On information, the Jamaat-Shibir men were arrested while holding a clandestine meeting in an orchard in the area around 7am.
"They were arrested with fifteen cocktails and half kilograms of gunpowder."
A case has been filed against them under the Explosive Substances Act with Chapainawabganj Sadar Model police station, the OC added.