14 Hizb ut-Tahrir men held

Police charged batons on the procession of banned organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir and picked up 14 of its activists when they brought out their scheduled procession in the city on Saturday.

A policeman, Hazzaz, patrol inspector of Motijheel Police Station, received head injuries during a chase and counter chase between the activists and the law enforcers.

Witnesses said the activists of Hizb ut-Tahrir brought out a procession from Kakrail crossing around 12:45pm.

As the procession moved towards Purana Paltan, police intercepted it and charge batons on the processionists.

Paltan police picked up 14 activists of Hizb ut-Tahrir from the spot, Anwarul Hossain, deputy commissioner of Motijheel zone confirmed.

The injured policeman was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

The Daily Star

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