BNP leaders Shahjahan and Belal arrested by RAB
Nirapad News : BNP leader Mohammad Shahjahan and Belal Ahmed have been arrested. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel detained the party’s Joint Secretary General Shahjahan and Executive Committee member Belal Ahmed in Dhaka early Monday. Confirming the arrests, the Rab’s media wing Deputy Director Rumman Mahmud said Shahjahan and Belal were picked from Gulshan area around 01:30am. ‘We came to know that they were conspiring against the government,’ he said. Both of the BNP leaders have been taken to the Rab headquarters in Uttara. Former MP Shahjahan is the president of Noakhali district unit of the BNP. Earlier, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s advisor Shamsuzzaman Dudu was arrested from Mirpur area. Amid rising political tension over the first anniversary of the 10th national polls, police arrested BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in National Press Club area on Jan 6, according to a news agency.