Police have arrested film actor and producer Helal Khan, who is also a leader of BNP’s cultural wing Jatiyatabadi Sanskritik Sangstha.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman said the actor was picked up from Johnson Road in the city on Monday afternoon and taken to the Detective Branch office on Minto Road.
Khan has a case against him with charges of illegal VoIP business, but police have not said what he will be shown arrested for.
The actor met BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi at court and was arrested while on his way back.
On Sunday evening, police detained singer Baby Naznin who was trying to enter BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s office. She was later released.