Police on Monday arrested newly elected Councillor of Dhaka North City's No. 23 ward Shakhawat Hossain for harassing an inspector of special branch.
"The Awami League-backed councilor is being interrogated at the detective police's headquarters in the capital," said Zulfikar Ali, assistant commissioner of Khilgaon zone.
The Inspector filed a case with Khilgaon police station in this connection.
Shakhawat, also an Awami League general secretary of the ward, was arrested from Rampura area in the capital.