Police have arrested poet and filmmaker Tokon Thaakoor, 50, in a case filed over embezzling government allowance that was given for film making.
"He was arrested from the Katabon area in the capital at around 8:30pm Sunday," Abul Hasan, assistant commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police's New Market zone told The Business Standard.
He has been taken to the New Market police station, the police officer added.
The Ministry of Information filed the case against Tokon Thaakoor with the Chief Metropolitan Court.
The court issued an arrest warrant against him on 3 October and police arrested him following the court order.
He will be produced before the court on Monday, Abul Hasan added.