Bangladeshi freed in CairoUnited News of Bangladesh. Dhaka
A Bangladeshi student, detained in Cairo on August 19 for violating curfew, was released Monday night, according to a Foreign Ministry official Tuesday.
The released, Belayet Hossain, is a student of Al-Azhar University and son of A Razzaque Chowdhury of Laxmipur Sadar, said Director General (EP) of the Foreign Ministry M Shameem Ahsan.
Another arrestee – M Nasir Mazumdar, a factory worker and son of late Farid Ahmed of Comila, will have to return home as he was staying without visa, the official said.
The factory management where he was working initially refused to provide return ticket, but the employer provided ticket following Bangladesh embassy’s intervention. Nasir Mazumdar will be flying back home on Thursday.
Both the arrested were in Helwan police station in the capital of trouble-torn Egypt.
Egypt’s military-backed government continued a nationwide crackdown on Mohamed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood that has led to the killing of hundreds of people over the last couple of weeks.
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