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Rizvi nabbed from hideout in city
Published : Sunday, 1 February, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 65

Staff Correspondent
The elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested BNP's Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed from a Baridhara residence in Dhaka on Friday midnight.
A team of RAB-1 team raided a Baridhara residence at around 2:45am and arrested Rizvi from there, Shamsuddin Didar, a staff of BNP chairperson's media wing, told The Daily Observer in the afternoon. Rizvi was handed over to the Badda Police Station in connection with a bus torching case.
Badda police on Saturday afternoon sent Rizvi to the Mintoo Road office of the Detective Branch (DB) of Police for interrogation. MA Jalil, Officer-in-Charge of Badda Police Station, told this correspondent that Rizvi has been shown arrested in a case filed for torching a bus on January 26 in the area.
BNP Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was taken to the DB office for interrogation. A Dhaka Court on January 27 granted Fakhrul a three- day remand. He was accused in the case of vandalising a vehicle in Paltan area on December 28.
Tuhin Md Masud, Commanding Officer of RAB-1, said Rizvi was arrested from residential building No 98 on Park Road in Baridhara for his alleged link with the recent violence and subversive activities. The house belongs to an activist of BNP from Chittagong, the RAB official said.
The elite force will show him arrested under the Section 54 of CrPC and hand him over to the police later in the day, said Mufti Mahmud Khan, Director at Legal and Media Wing of RAB.

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