Police have held Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader Shahidul Islam Khan Riyad, who harassed journalists during Dhaka city polls, with Yaba tablets.
Sutrapur Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Kazi Wazed Ali confirmed the news on Sunday night.
He said, “Riyad and another man Khokon were arrested from Raisaheb Bazar area on Saturday night. Yaba tablets were seized from their possessions.”
Riyad and his associates harassed reporters of Bangladesh Partidin, Daily Business Standard and Din Pratidin on February 1 during Dhaka city corporation polls. Later, he filed a general diary (GD) against the journos.