UP member held over extortion, land grabbing

Police arrested a Union Parishad member for his alleged involvement in extortion and land grabbing at Ashulia of Savar on Monday night.

The arrestee was identified as Moinul Islam Bhuiyan, member of Swanirvar Dhamshona Union Parishad of Savar.

Rejaul Haque Dipu, officer-in-charge of Ashulia Police Station said, a woman named Maksuda filed a case against Moinul bringing allegation of extortion and land grabbing.

Later, police arrested Moinul from Baipail area of Ashulia around 11 pm on Monday night.