October 10, 2017, 8:43 am
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.