Another top Hefazat leader arrested in city

Staff Correspondent

22 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Maulana Ataullah Amin, assistant general secretary of Hefazat’s Dhaka Metropolitan Unit, from the city’s Mohammadpur area early Wednesday.

The elite force members arrested Amin, also the joint secretary general of Bangladesh Khilafat Majlish, from Jamia Rahmania Arabia Madrasa at around 12:30am.

He was arrested in connection with recent case of sabotage and violence filed with Paltan Police Station and cases filed over the 2013 Hefazat mayhem.

Lt Col Khairul Islam, director of RAB’s intelligence wing, confirmed it.

Earlier on Tuesday, Detectives arrested Mawlana Qurban Ali Kasemi, vice-president of Hefazat-e-Islam and joint secretary general of Khilafat Majlish, from Dhaka’s Basabo area.