Chittagong, June 10: Police arrested a youth suspecting him a member of militant group from the human chain held in protest of SP Babul Akhter`s wife Mahmuda Khanam Mitu murder and demanding arrest of the killers on Friday.
Police detained Md Ibrahim, 23, who hailed from Tangail with two knives from the human chain which held at Jamal Khan Press Club area in Chittagong.
Kotwali Police Station OC Jasim Uddin said a police patrol challenged Ibrahim when he was suspiciously wandering on a rickshaw on the street opposite the human-chain demonstration in front of the Press Club on Friday afternoon.
“Police detained him when he tried to flee on being asked to stop. Two knives were found in his bag on the rickshaw,” he said.
Kotwali police also seized two sharp weapons from the possession of the youth. He was detained in Kotwali Police Station while the report was published.
He said several youths who attended the human chain held the youth for his suspected roaming there. Later, they handed over him to police.
He was interrogating.