Plainclothes policemen have detained Jatiyatabadi Swechchhasebak Dal President Shafiul Bari Babu from the Jatiya Press Club area in Dhaka.
A team from the Detective Branch of police picked him up while he was returning home from the press club area after joining BNP’s human chain program around 11:45am on Tuesday.
Contacted, BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi said he had received the information that Babu has been detained by the DB police.
He strongly condemned and protested the arrest of the Swechchhasebak Dal president and demanded his release immediately.
Earlier, as part of countrywide scheduled programs, BNP leaders and activists formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club demanding their chairperson Khaleda Zia’s release from jail.