Garnment workers' leader Moshrefa Mishu was released by the Detective Branch of Police on Wednesday evening.
She was freed after 7pm on Wednesday.
Earlier, she was arrested from a procession of garment workers who demanded opening of the closed factories of Tuba Group. Instead of paying any heed to workers' plea, the Tuba Group managing director Delwar Hossain kept his factories closed.
Badda Police picked up Mishu in their van at 3:30pm drove out the workers from the road.
Badda Police Station OC MA Jalil said, “It is one of the busiest roads. So, the workers were intercepted because they did not get prior permission.”
Regarding Mishu, he said, "She is under our custody."
Tuba Group workers observed 11-day hunger strike from July 28 inside their factories to press home their five-point demand including payment of arrears, overtime bills and festival allowance.
Later, they received three months’ salaries and overtime for one month after BGMEA meddling.
On Tuesday, Tuba Group owner Delwar Hossain declared closure of his five factories.