Police arrested Alamgir Biswas, the Jamaat-e-Islami ameer of Magura district, at his house in Stadium Para of the town Monday night. He was arrested in connection with a case filed for attacking police.
Activists of Jamaat attacked police at Barunakoil of Magura municipality area on February 12. A case was filed on the same day following the clash accusing 150 people with 18 by name. The Jamaat leader was arrested for his alleged involvement with the clash, police said.