Update February 24, 2015

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‘Plainclothes cops’ pick up Manna

Sumel Sarker

Mahmudur Rahman Manna

Mahmudur Rahman Manna

24 February 2015, Nirapad News: Plainclothes police reportedly picked up Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna from his relative’s house at Banani in the city early Tuesday.

However, officials of different law enforcing agencies did not confirm his arrest.

Meher Nigar, wife of Manna, told the media that her husband was detained by plainclothes policemen introducing themselves as members of the Detective Branch (DB)  from a relative’s house at Banani early in the morning.

Contacted, Officer-in-charge of Banani police station Bhuiyan Mahbub Hossain said he did not know anything about Manna’s arrest; even none of his relatives informed him about it.

Contacted, Deputy Commissioner (Media) of DMP Masudur Rahman confirmed DB did not detain the Nagarik Oikyo convenor while Director (Legal wing and Media) of RAB headquarters Commander Mufti Mahmood Khan also ensured that no RAB team arrested Manna.

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