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Detective Branch (DB) police has arrested the central nayeb-e-ameer of Hefazat-e-Islam, Ahmed Abdul Quader, on Saturday evening from Agargaon in Dhaka. Abdul Quader is also the secretary general of Bangladesh Khilafah Majlis.

DB’s joint commissioner Mahbub Alam told Prothom Alo that a team of Tejgaon unit DB police has arrested him in a case lodged in 2013 over the Hefazat’s mayhem at Shapla Chattor in Dhaka.

Apart from this, he has been sued in several cases recently.

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A total of 19 central leaders of Hefazat-e-Islam have been arrested so far in the capital city.

Meanwhile, Khilafah Majlis’s ameer Mohammad Ishak has issued a statement demanding the immediate release of the secretary general Abdul Quader.

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