Bangladesh Hefazat leader Junaid Al Habib arrested
Junaid Al Habib, central joint secretary general of Hefazat-e-Islam and president of Dhaka Metropolitan, has been arrested by the Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP). He was arrested from Baridhara Madrasa at 5.30 pm on Saturday. Earlier in the day, the party’s central assistant secretary general Maulana Jalal Uddin Ahmed was arrested. The DB of Dhaka arrested seven leaders of Hefazat-e-Islam.
DB Joint Commissioner. Mahbub Alam said Junaid al-Habib has been arrested in a recent sabotage and old custody case.
Jalal Uddin, who was arrested at noon, was the joint secretary general of the Majlis and the joint general secretary of the organization in Dhaka. Earlier in the day, police arrested another Hefazat-e-Islam leader Jubayer Ahmed in the capital. DMP’s intelligence department arrested him from Lalbagh area of old Dhaka. Jubayer Ahmed Hefazat-e-Islam Dhaka Metropolitan Nayeb Amir.