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REPORT FROM BANGLADESH: MORE ARRESTS - 2002-10-21


Several people were arrested today in " Operation Clean Heart" , which the Government claims is a joint operation by Army , BDR and the police to uproot the internal terrorists and extortionist.

The Opposition Leader and Former Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina , prior to her departure for the US , in a news conference termed this operation as undemocratic and unconstitutional. She also said that the civil administration in Bangladesh have failed in maintaining Law and Order.

Leader of Jatia Party and a former President Hussain Muhammad Ershad was not allowed to travel abroad when he and his wife tried to board a plane to Singapore.

[ To listen to this report click on 1600 UTC ]

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