Three Left Wing Extremists
(LWEs) including an ‘operation commander’ were arrested in two
separate incidents in Bagerhat and Natore Districts, reports Daily
Star. Police arrested two Purba Banglar Communist Party (PBCP)
cadres along with their party posters in Manasa Bazaar area of
Fakirhat sub district in Bagerhat District on January 4. The arrestees
— Kazi Ibrahim, and Chengis Das in their posters urged people
to join their party with a pledge to kill their ''class enemies''
and sought financial help for strengthening their party activities.
Separately, the Police
on January 5 arrested an ''operation commander'' of Purba Banglar
Sarbahara Party (PBSP),
identified as Afzal Hossain from Fulbagan area in Natore District
and recovered a shutter gun, a pistol and four bullets from his
house. Police said that Afzal is an active member of PBSP. He
faces many cases including Bamihal Police camp loot, three murders