‘Extremist’ held with firearm in Chuadanga

Police arrested a suspected extremist along with a firearm at village Belgachchi of Alamdanga upazila in Chuadanga on Thursday night.

Tipped-off, a police team cordoned off a house at the village around 8:00pm and arrested Kamal alias Boma Kamal along with a locally made gun, said Akram Hossain, officer-in-charge of Alamdanga police station.

Boma Kamal, son of Saheb Ali, was wanted in seven cases, including that of murder, extortion and bomb attack, the police official added.