Hefazat leader Korban Ali detained
Published: 12:25 PM, 21 April 2021
Maulana Korban Ali Qasemi; Photo: Collected
Police have detained Maulana Korban Ali Qasemi, vice president of Hefazat-e-Islam Dhaka Metropolitan and joint secretary general of Bangladesh Khilafat Majlis.
He was arrested on Tuesday afternoon from his Basabo residence in the capital.
According to DB sources, information has been obtained that Maulana Korban Ali was involved in the recent violence at Baitul Mukarram Mosque.
DB Joint Commissioner Mahbub Alam said Korban Ali had been arrested in connection with the violence in the capital’s Motijheel on 5 May 2013.
Earlier on Sunday, police arrested Maulana Mamunul Haque, the central joint secretary general of Hefazat-e-Islam. He was remanded for seven days on Monday. He is being interrogated at the DB office.