Police on Saturday arrested former Jamaat-e -Islami leader Moulana Shakhawat Hossain, 70, for his alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.
Officer-in-Charge of Uttarkhan police station, Younus Ali, said that on a tip-off they had arrested Moulana Shakhawat Hossain from the rented house adjacent to Shahi Mosque of Masterpara village under Uttarkhan area of the capital this evening.
Hossain, identified as son of late Omar Ali, hailed from Hijoldanga village under Keshobpur Thana of Jessore district. Later, police said they had handed over the accused to Utttara Purba Thana as he was accused in a case under the police station. ?BSS