Hours after picked up by police, BNP standing committee member Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan was released on Tuesday afternoon.
Md Shahjahan, deputy commissioner of Uttara Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said “Moy-een Khan was neither arrested nor detained. We asked him to wait.”
“We also asked him to refrain from joining black flag procession,” he said.
Earlier, Moyeen Khan was picked up by police from near a graveyard of Uttara-12 in the capital on Tuesday from their ongoing processions with black flags, said BNP media cell member Sayrul Ka-bir Khan.
Later he was taken to the police station.
Earlier in the day, BNP brought out a procession with black flags in the capital demanding the cancellation of the 12th parliament and protesting the growing price hikes in essential commodi-ties.