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POST TIME: 17 February, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Juba League man held after being snatched from cops in Ctg
UNB, Chattogram

Juba League man held after being snatched from cops in Ctg

Police arrested a local Juba League leader, who was snatched by his followers from police custody, from Baro Aulia area in Sitakundu upazila on Friday night for his alleged involvement in drug trading.

The arrestee is Ohidul Alam Chowdhury, organizing secretary of upazila unit Juba League and general secretary of Sonaichhari union unit Juba League.

Moshiuddoula Reza, additional superintendent (South) Chattogram Police, sad that police in a drive arrested Ohidul from Fultola Bazar around 8:30pm.

As the news spread, his followers gathered and attacked police, leading to a chase and counter-chase between police and the Juba League activists. At one stage, the attackers snatched Ohidul from police custody and took him to Baro Aulia Bazar.

Later, additional police took position at Baro Aulia Bazar to arrest Ohidul. As his supporters obstructed police, they opened fire to disperse the supporters and arrested Ohidul.