Uttara police arrested professor Tajmeri on Thursday in a case filed over obstructing police from performing duties during an anti-government demonstration of the party in the capital's Uttara on 23 September 2018.
Later, she was sent to Kashimpur central jail as a court rejected her bail petition. She is being harassed for political revenge, alleged her family.
According to court and lawyer sources, professor Tajmeri is one of the 75 accused indicted in the sabotage case. She was granted bail by the High Court in that case.
Professor Tajmeri was performed several duties at Dhaka University, including the former dean of science faculty, chairperson of Chemistry department and the provost of Ruqayyah Hall.