Vehicular movement on Chittagong-Khagrachhari road remained suspended for 5 hours as some Jubo League leaders and activists of Fatikchhari upazila on Friday blocked different points of the road protesting the arrest of
Jakir Hossain Mahmud, officer-in-charge of Fatikchhari Police Station, said police arrested Jubo League activist Emaj Uddin Prokash Jam, 30, along with two rounds of bullets from his house on Thursday night.Protesting the arrest, hundreds of leaders and activists of the party put up barricade at different points from Najirhat Jhonkar intersection to Bibir Hat bus stand in the upazila headquarters around 7am, said the OC.
They also burned tire on the road, halting vehicular movement that caused sufferings to the passengers. Vehicular movement on the road resumed around 1 pm after a meeting between police and local Awami League and Jubo League leaders.
On the other hand, Chittagong district and upazila units of Jubo League, youth wing of ruling Awami League, is going to organize separate program to celebrate the 45th founding anniversary today in a befitting manner as Awami Jubo League President Omar Faroque Chowdhury and General Secretary Harunur Rashid urged all leaders and workers to make the day a success at a statement.
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