Police identified the arrested as Mahfuzur Rahman.
Vatara police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nurul Muttakim told the Dhaka Tribune that the suspect was arrested from Bashundhara residential area on Tuesday afternoon.
He said the police was tipped off by an anonymous source.
A case is to be filed regarding the matter, the OC added.
Hizb ut-Tahrir is a banned militant organisation in Bangladesh.