28 female ‘Jamaat activists’ held in Dhaka

Police today claimed to have detained 28 alleged female activists of Jamaat-e-Islami from Mohammadpur area in Dhaka.

The identity of the detainees could not be known immediately.

They were detained while holding a clandestine meeting on the second floor of a building on Nurjahan Road in the area, said Hafiz Al Faruq, assistant commissioner of Mohammadpur zone of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).

Police recovered leaflets of Jamaat-e-Islami from their possession.

They are now being interrogated, Hafiz said.