Dhaka: Police held 21 suspected members of Hizb ut-Tahrir, including teachers and students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), from a residential hotel in Dhaka’s Gulistan Thursday midnight.
Acting on a tip-off, law enforcers conducted a raid on Star Hotel in Gulistan Thursday midnight and detained 72 people.
Following interrogation, 51 students were handed over to the BUET authorities and the rest 21 were kept under detention.
Of the 21, 11 were identified as students of BUET and another one was a teacher of the same institution.
The rest 10 were identified as students of different private universities in Dhaka.