DOT Desk: Police have arrested nine leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and Hefajat-e-Islam while they were holding a secret meeting in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat, reports The Daily Star and The Business Post. They were arrested from a house in Kashiram Munsir Bazar area of Tushbhandar union in the upazila around 10:30pm on Tuesday night.
 Police also recovered some books on extremism, leaflets and receipts for fund collection from them on the spot, the OC said, adding that a case has been filed with the Kaliganj Police Station in this connection.
The arrestees were being interrogated at the police station to find out the reason of their secret meeting and who else were present, OC Arju added.
The arrestees are identified as: Tushbhandar union Jamaat-e-Islami Amir (president) Mozammel Haque (55); three Jamaat activists — Shaheen Islam (38), Abu Bakkar (70), and Nazrul Islam (58); local Hefajat-e-Islam leader Fuad Hossain (43); and four Hefajat activists — Sabu Miah (50), Shahidul Islam (40), Iman Ali (30), and Abu Sayeed (30).