He was arrested for allegedly being involved in an attack at Bhanga police station on March 27
A Hefazat leader in Faridpur was arrested in connection with the attack at Faridpur's Bhanga police station.
On Friday morning, Bhanga police arrested Maulana Md Abul Hossain, vice-president of Hefazat-e-Islam Faridpur district unit from his home at west Alipore, with the help of Faridpur police.
Abul Hossain was a Mohaddess of Charkamalapur Madrasa in Faridpur.
On March 27, a procession from a nearby madrasa attacked the Bhanga police station, causing extensive damage.
Several people, including the police on duty were injured in the attack.
Bhanga police station Sub-Inspector (SI) Md Shahidullah filed a case accusing 300 unidentified persons.
The investigating officer of the case, Bhanga police station SI Bikash Mandal said Abul Hossain was arrested from Faridpur city as an accused in the case.
A seven-day remand will be asked for Abul Hossain at the court, he added.
So far 19 people have been arrested in the case.
18 arrestees have been sent to jail after they were taken into remand for various periods.