Cops detain JL leader over attack in AL meeting

| Updated: March 30, 2018 18:42:30

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A Jubo League leader from Khulna city was arrested on Monday night in connection with an attack in Satkhira district town at a discussion meeting arranged by Awami League marking Independence Day.

The arrestee was identified as Abdul Mannan, convener of district Jubo League unit.

Awami League leader Joynal Abedin filed a case against 16 named people including Mannan and 25 unnamed people with Satkhira Sadar Police Station at night, reports UNB.

Later, police arrested Mannan from house in Khulna city at night tracking his mobile phone, said K M Ariful Haque, additional superintendent of Satkhira police.

On Monday afternoon, a group of Jubo League men led by Mannan carried out an attack during the discussion meeting at Shaheed Alauddin Chhatar, leaving eight people, including Mansur Ahmmed, president of district unit of Awami League, wounded.

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