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BNP leader Major Hafiz arrested

Published : Sunday, 13 October, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 549

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested BNP Vice-Chairman Major (retd) Hafizuddin Ahmed at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.
RAB -4 personnel handed him over to Pallabi Police Station after arresting him on Saturday afternoon, Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Deputy Commissioner (Mirpur Zone) Mostaque Ahmed said.
RAB brought charges against Hafizuddin under the Digital Security Act (DSA), Mostaque said. Hafizuddin, the former water resources minister of the BNP-Jamaat-e-Islami government, was arrested on return from Singapore after treatment, according to BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi.
"He was receiving treatment in Singapore. I spoke to him over phone on Friday. He returned home to join a divisional rally on Sunday. His ticket for a morning flight to Barishal has already been bought," Rizvi said.     -bdnews24.com

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