MNA National Desk: Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarkar was released on Wednesday night hours after his detention from the city’s Shahbagh area.
He was freed around 11:00pm following interrogation, said Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-3 commanding officer lieutenant colonel Emranul Hasan.
Earlier, the elite force members detained the Ganajagaran Mancha, a platform of secular youths who had organised a mammoth rally at Shahbagh Square primarily seeking capital punishment for ‘war criminals’ in 2013, spokesperson in the afternoon.
Witnesses said Imran was about to join a scheduled protest rally against ‘extrajudicial killings’ in the ongoing crackdown on drugs.
The RAB also charged baton to disperse the protesters after the detention of Imran.