Jamaat ameer Maqbul, 8 others detained

09 Oct 2017, 22:58 | updated: 09 Oct 2017, 22:59

NTV Online

Police on Monday detained Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Maqbul Ahmad, Secretary General Dr Shafiqur Rahman and seven more leaders from Dhaka’s Uttara area.

They were arrested from a residence at Uttara at about 9:00pm.

The Detective Branch (DB, North) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police deputy commissioner Sheikh Nazmul Alam alleged that the law enforcers raided a residence in Uattra being tipped off the Jamaat leaders were holding a secret meeting there to carry out acts of sabotage.

The Jamaat leaders were taken to DB office at Minto road in the capital, he added.