The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police on Friday arrested the president of Baitus Salat Jame Mosque in Pashchim Talla of Narayanganj Sadar Upazila in a case filed over negligence in connection with the explosion at the mosque.
CID arrested Abdul Gafur (55) after he returned to Narayanganj from Jashore on a bus on Friday night.
Confirming the news, Nasir Uddin Ahmmed, special superintendent of police (CID) in Narayanganj, said Gafur has been absconding since the explosion at the mosque.
Details in this regard will be revealed later during a press briefing at noon today, Nasir Uddin added.
The mosque blast in Narayanganj on September 4 left 34 people dead.