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BNP leader Ishraque arrested from Motijheel

Staff Correspondent
Crime
Ishraque arrested
Police on Wednesday arrested BNP leader and former mayoral candidate of Dhaka South City Corporation Ishraque Hossain from Dhaka’s Motijheel area.

He was arrested around 11:30 am from Shapla Square when he was distributing leaflets in protest of the rising prices of commodities, Officer-in-Charge (OC) Yasir Arafat of Motijheel police station said in a news report.

A capture warrant was given against Ishraque regarding a case documented over an illegal conflagration assault around two years prior.

The BNP leader will be taken to court later in the day, the OC added.

Meanwhile, BNP Chairperson's Media Wing Member Shairul Kabir Khan said Ishraque is currently at Motijheel police station, but the party does not know in which case he has been arrested.

 
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