Police arrested four Jamaat-e-Islami leaders including Joypurhat district Ameer (chief) and secretary of the organization on Monday from Kalai upazila.
The detainees were identified as district Jamaat Ameer Dr Fazlur Rahman Sayeed, 58, Secretary Golam kibria,53, Kalai upazila Jamaat Ameer Munsur Rahman,49, and former Ameer Nuruzzaman Sarkar,63.
Officer-in-charge of Kalai police station 0Selim Malik said, tipped off that some Jamaat members will hold a secret meeting at the ground floor of Abdus Samad Talukdar Market in Kalai upazila they conducted a raid and nabbed those four leaders.
The leaders had gathered for planning a vandalism attack, said the OC.
Case filing is under process against the Jamaat men under the Special Powers Act, he said.
However, each of them has multiple cases of vandalism against their names, said OC Selim.