Detective Branch (DB) of police in an overnight raid detained Mufti Kazi Ibrahim in the early hours of Tuesday from his Mohammadpur residence in the capital.
“Mufti Ibrahim was picked up from his Mohammadpur residence early on Tuesday . . . He has been taken to the DB headquarters for interrogation for some of his controversial recent speech,” Additional Deputy-Commissioner (media) Iftekharrul Islam of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) told BSS.
He said Mufti Ibrahim used to spread some controversial speeches on social media, sparking debate country wide.
“If Mufti Ibrahim fails to answer the interrogation properly he will be released; otherwise he will be shown arrested subsequently,” the DB officer added.