On Monday (December 19) afternoon, Eleven female Jamaat ( Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami) activists were arrested from the QC (Qatar-Canada) tower in Hajiganj Bazar, Chandpur. They were handed over to the court and the court sent them to prison. Previously, police filed a case against them under the Special Powers Act, stating that they planned sabotage acts with the intention of creating an unstable situation in the country as well as degrading law and order. Nurul Alam, Deputy Inspector (SI) of the Hajiganj police station is the plaintiff in the case.
With eleven arrested women there are 15 identifiable suspects and 20- 25 unnamed persons included in the case. On the afternoon of Sunday (18 December 2022) based on confidential information, a police inspector from the Hajiganj police station conducted the investigation.
In Hajiganj Bazar, Nazrul Islam and the Security Force launched a special operation on the 11th floor ‘B’ block of the QC building. The Flat belongs to Deputy Assistant Agriculture Officer (retired) Abdus Salam, his wife is among the jailed women. During the operation, according to the police, many items, including ideological literature, leaflets, subscription receipts, cash, and invitation cards, were recovered from this residence.
The officer-in-charge (OC) of Hajiganj police station Mohammad Zobair Syed said that the detained women had been sent to jail through the court.
Chandpur town unit Ameer (chief) of Jamaat Shahjahan Mia said the arrestees were all Jamaat members but they were not planning any anti-state activities rather they went to attend a family program.