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Police, in special drives arrested 57 persons including eight activists of Jamaat-E-Islami from eight upazilas of the district in last 12-hour ending at 8am Tuesday, reports BSS.

Sources with the district police said they were picked up from different areas of the district.

During the drives, Satkhira Sadar police arrested 15 persons including an activist of Jamaat-E-Islami, Kalaroa Thana police arrested eight persons, Tala Thana police arrested two persons, Kaliganj Thana police arrested seven persons including four activists of Jamaat-E-Islami, Shyamnagar Thana police arrested eight persons, Assasuni Thana police arrested eight persons,
Patkelghata Thana police arrested six persons including three activists of Jamaat-E-Islami and Debhata police arrested three 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.