The members of Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) with the help of Banani thana police detained a total of 54 activists of BNP for amid holding a secret meeting from city's Banani club.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Banani Police Station Mostafizur Rahman confirmed the matter to BSS on Monday.
"Around 1am today, a total of 54 BNP leaders and activists who came to Dhaka from different districts of the country were holding a secret meeting at Banani Club for making anti-state plans. During a sudden drive, those were arrested from there," he said.
He added that the arrested accused will be brought to the court. Preparations are underway to file a case against the arrested persons with Banani Police Station under the Anti-Terrorism Act, police sources said.