BNP’s executive committee member Khaleda Yasmin and six women lawyers of the Jatoyatabadi Ainjibi Forum were arrested by police from in front of the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office on Saturday evening as they came out after supplying candles as power supply was snapped.Members of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police picked Yasmin up around 7:15pm as she came to the gate of Khaleda’s office to meet her and supply candles.
Earlier, the law enforcers detained six pro-BNP women lawyers from the same place around 6:22pm. The six lawyers were picked up within minutes after they came out of Khaleda’s office.
BNP chairperson’s media wing member Shamsuddin Didar said the six women are members of pro-BNP Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Forum. -UNB