Sylhet: Police in a drive arrested a local leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal for his suspected involvement in Thursday’s clash between two rival groups of Chhatra Dal from Hazipara area in the city early Saturday.
The arrested was identified as Belal Ahmed, president of no 7 ward unit Chhatra Dal.
Shaheen Ahmed, sub-inspector of Kotwali Police Station, said police conducted a raid at Subidbazar and arrested Belal around 1:30 am.
Police arrested him in connection with a case filed over Thursday’s clash between two rival groups of Chhatra Dal in Mirboxtula of the city, he added.
Jamal-Mati group and Mizan-Zillur group led the clash.
Two separate cases were filed in this connection.