Police, in special drives arrested 42 persons from eight upazilas of the district in a 12-hour drive ending at 8am Saturday morning.
Sources with the district police said they were picked up from different areas of the district.
During the drives, Satkhira Sadar police arrested 12 persons,
Kalaroa Thana police arrested five persons, Tala Thana police
arrested four persons, Kaliganj Thana police arrested five
persons, Shyamnagar Thana police arrested three persons, Assasuni Thana police arrested seven persons, Patkelghata
Thana police arrested four persons and Debhata police arrested two persons.
The arrested people are accused in several cases, including charges of subversive activities, filed with different police stations in the district.
The arrested were sent to jail.