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Four Hefazat men held in Sonargaon

District Correspondent  |
Update: 2021-04-12 12:28:06
Four Hefazat men held in Sonargaon

Four people of Hefazat-e-Islam have been arrested in connection with attack and vandalism in a resort of Narayanganj's Sonargaon upazila on April 3.

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested them from Jurain area in the capital.

The arrestees are identified as Iqbal Hossain, Mohiuddin Khan, Mohammad Shahjahan alias Shibli and Mohammd Moazzem.

Additional Police Super Jasim Uddin Chowdhury of RAB-11 confirmed the matter to Banglanews.  

Later, the arrestees were handed over to Sonargaon Police Station, he said.

On April 3, supporters of Hefazat Joint Secretary General Mamunul went on a rampage in Narayanganj and vandalised Royal Resort where he was kept in police custody after locals found him with a woman, who the leader claimed to be his wife.

Besides, they tore down the main gate of the resort and ran riot after entering the property.

Later, police released Mamunul to the protesters.

Following the incident, several cases were filed accusing 600 people including Hefazat-e-Islam leader Mamunul Haque in this connection.

BDST: 1230 HRS, APR 12, 2021

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