Police in separate drives arrested three people on charge of exploding bombs at Amghata village in Sadar upazila on Saturday. The arrested were identified as Robiul Islam, 34, Md Faruk, 25, and Jasim, 23.
Police quoting local sources said supporters of former Union Parishad chairman Mostafa Mollah and district Awami League vice-president Shah Alam, blasted a number of bombs Friday midnight over establishing supremacy in the village ahead of Union Parishad election.
Police later conducted separate drives in Chardumuria Bazaar and neighboring villages and arrested the three people of both groups at around 2 pm Saturday.
A case was filed.