A team of plainclothes detectives allegedly picked up a former official of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) from his house in Mirpur DOHS.
The officer is identified as Hasinur Rahman, former captain of Rab-5 and Rab-7.
A general diary was lodged with Pallabi Police Station yesterday night in this regard.
Hasinur was picked up from the main gate of his house in Mirpur DOHS on Wednesday night, according to Wakil Ahmed, brother-in-law of Hasinur.
Hasinur Rahman was convicted to five years of imprisonment in a sedition charge during his service period with Bangladesh Army. He got released in 2014, according to sources.
Confirming the information, Pallabi Police Station Officer-in-Charge Nazrul Islam said: “Police visited the house of the former Rab officer after getting the news. We have confiscated the personal pistol of Hasinur.”