Dhaka Metropolitan Police (detective branch) arrested the Dhaka city unit Hefazat-e-Islam vice-president Maulana Jubayer from his residence at Lalbagh on Friday afternoon.
Maulana Jubayer was arrested in a case filed in connection with the arson attack and murder at Shapla Chattar in 2013, said DMP Joint Commissioner Mahbub Alam, reports Somoy TV.
A total of seven central leaders of the Islamic organisation, including Jubayer, have been arrested so far.
Additionally, more than 100 Hefazat leaders and activists were arrested from different districts across the country.
Over 50 cases were filed against Hefazat leaders and activists on allegations of anti-Modi violence across the country.