BNP leaders Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Mirza Abbas were arrested at their homes in the middle of the night, according to their families, bdnews24.com reports.
The wives of the party's secretary general and standing committee member say they were taken away by plain-clothes officers around 3 am on Friday.
But the police are yet to issue any statement on the matter. Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Khandker Golam Faruq said, "I am not aware of this. I can't talk about anything that is outside my knowledge.”
Additional Commissioner Hafiz Akhtar echoed Faruq.