Mamunul Haq, another top Hefazat leader, was arrested on Sunday
Mawlana Qurban Ali Kasemi, vice-president of Hefazat-e-Islam and joint secretary general of Khilafat Majlish, was arrested from Dhaka's Basabo area on Tuesday.
Members of the Detective Branch (DB) arrested the Islamist leader at 5:30pm, said Iftekharul Islam, additional deputy commissioner (media) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).
Earlier on April 18, Hefazat's Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haq was arrested from a madrasah in Mohammadpur area.
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More arrests of Hefazat’s senior leaders were made recently after Hefazat supporters' acts of violence at different parts of the country protesting the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi marking the celebration of the golden jubilee of the country’s independence last month.
Other arrested leaders include Hefazat’s Dhaka city unit President Junaid Al-Habib, Assistant General Secretary Jalaluddin Ahmed, Dhaka city unit Vice-President Maulana Jubair Ahmed, Assistant Publicity Secretary Sharifullah and Organizing Secretary Azizul Haque Islamabadi.