Jamaat leader held in Sylhet

Police arrested a local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami from Lalabazar area in South Surma upazila on Friday night.
The arrestee was identified as Shamsul Islam, 45, ameer of Baraikandi union unit of Jamaat and son of late Abdur Rakib of Lauai Parbatpur village of the same upazila.Police said on secret information, a team of South Surma police camp conducted a drive in the area and arrested Samsul at about 8:00 pm.The arrestee was wanted in several cases including for torching vehicles during hartal-blockade, police said. -UNB, Sylhet