Ten Awami League (AL) leaders and activists were arrested on charge of gambling in Sujanagar upazila headquarters on Monday night.
Police also recovered Tk 21,820 from their possession, said Arbinda Sarkar, inspector of Sujanagar Police Station.
However, the arrestees were released on bail yesterday, said the police official.
The arrestees include Md Rabiul Islam Tutul, 40, chairman of Chartarapur Union Parishad, and also the publicity secretary of the upazila unit AL, Raju Ahmed, 42, joint convener of the upazila unit Swechchasebok League, Bashu Sarkar, 40, environmental affairs secretary of Sujanagar upazila unit AL.
The ten were produced before the district Judicial Magistrate’s Court yesterday noon.
A police team raided the residence of Md Abdus Sattar in the upazila headquarters around 10:00pm on Monday and arrested the 10 when they were gambling, said the inspector.
The following day, the court granted bail for them, he said.
Upazila Parishad Chairman Md Shahinuzzaman Shahin, also the secretary of the upazila unit AL, said the arrestees were the victim of conspiracy.