Mawlana Qurban Ali Kasemi, vice-president of Hefazat-e-Islam and joint secretary general of Khilafat Majlish, was arrested from Dhaka's Basabo area on Tuesday, reports UNB.

Members of Detective Branch (DB) arrested him at 5:30pm, said Iftekharul Islam, additional deputy commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).

Earlier on 18 April, Hefazat’s joint secretary general Mamunul Haque was arrested from a madrasah in Mohammadpur area.

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