Monday, July 22

Tarique’s adviser arrested in London

MA Sayem. Photo taken from Prothom Alo

News Desk: An adviser to BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman was arrested in London yesterday on charges of fraudulence.

MA Sayem, the newly-appointed human rights advisor to Tarique, was arrested from Uzma Law Centre, his law firm in East London, for forging papers to help a client, Bangla daily Prothom Alo reports quoting an officer of an adjacent law firm.

The officer talked to Prothom Alo on condition of anonymity, the newspaper adds.

Tarique appointed a few lawyers as his human rights affairs advisers recently.