At least 81 people were held in police drives conducted from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning.
In Satkhira, police arrested 51 persons including two activists of Jamaat-E-Islami and an activist of BNP from eight upazilas of the district, reports BSS.
During the drives, Satkhira Sadar police arrested 12 persons, Kalaroa Thana police arrested seven persons, Tala Thana police arrested five persons including an activist of Jamaat-E-Islami, Kaliganj Thana police arrested seven persons, Shyamnagar Thana police arrested four persons, Assasuni Thana police arrested seven persons, Patkelghata Thana police arrested six persons including an activist of Jamaat-E-Islami and an activist of BNP 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.
In Dinajpur, law enforcers arrested 30 persons including 12 drug traders and two activists of BNP from different areas of the district. Law enforcers also seized 150 bottles of Phensidyl, nine kgs of Ganja and 200 pieces of Yaba tablets during the drives.
Meanwhile, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive detained six drug traders along with 200 pieces of Yaba tablets and 150 bottles of Phensidyl from Hili Railway Station in Hakimpur upazila.