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Detectives arrested Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maqbul Ahmad, its Secretary General Dr Shafiqur Rahman and seven other party leaders from the city’s Uttara area on Monday night.
A team of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested them from a house at Road-3 of Sector-11 of the posh area around 8:15pm, said DB Deputy Commissioner (North) Sheikh Nazmul Alam.
He said the Jamaat leaders were holding a secret meeting at the house when the arrest was made.
The other arrested Jamaat leaders include its Nayeb-e-Ameer Mia Golam Parwar.