BNP leader Shamim held
Staff Reporter Detectives allegedly picked up Shamimur Rahman Shamim, an assistant office secretary of BNP, from a house at Shankar in the city on Monday. “DB police picked up Shamim from the residence of his friend around 5 pm,” BNP chairperson’s media wing source said. He said Shamim was later taken to the DB office. Earlier, members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) picked up BNP joint secretary general Mohammad Shajahan and its executive member Belal Ahmed from the city’s Gulshan area early Monday. Officials at the Rab headquarters said a team of Rab-1 picked up the two leaders from the residence of a relative of Shajahan at Gulshan around 5:30am. The two leaders were taken to the Rab headquarters.