Police have arrested Jamaat-e-Islami Thakurgaon unit Ameer Maulana Abdul Hakim from his residence in Hazipara area of Thakurgaon on Tuesday.
Thakurgaon Sadar police station OC Moshiur Rahman confirmed it to the Dhaka Tribune.
“We had information that a few Jamaat activists and the ameer were planning sabotage in Hazipara,” the OC said. “We arrested him based on that information.”
He added that several cases had been filed against the ameer on the charge of inciting violence after the January 2014 general election.