"They are in our compound and are being interrogated," DB chief Harun-or-Rashid said on Friday, about eight hours after the BNP secretary general and the standing committee member were led away by plain-clothes officers from their homes.
Asked about the reasons for their interrogation, Harun said: "A situation arose two days ago in connection with the BNP's rally [planned for Saturday]. More than 50 policemen were seriously injured. They are being questioned on these issues.”
But police are yet to decide whether to arrest and bring charges against the senior BNP leaders. "We will make a decision after the interrogation," Harun added.