Ex-Jamaat MP Golam Parwar held
The Detective Branch of police (DB) yesterday arrested assistant secretary general of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and former legislator of Khulna-5 constituency Mia Golam Parwar in the capital's Gulshan.
Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (public relation) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said the arrest was made around 6:15pm.
The DB sources said Parwar had been kept under watch since afternoon and was taken to the DB office on Minto Road around 8:30pm after his arrest.
Parwar was shown arrested in a case filed in connection with a clash between Jamaat-Shibir men and police and vandalism done by the activists on November 5 in Motijheel, the DB sources added.
Masudur said that Parwar will be produced before court today demanding remand.
Shafiqur Rahman, Jamaat-e-Islami acting secretary general, in a statement protested the arrest.