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Journalist arrested under Digital Security Act in Khulna

  • Published at 12:10 am October 22nd, 2019
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Munir Uddin Ahmed Dhaka Tribune

The arrested Munir Uddin Ahmed, is the former general secretary of Khulna Press Club and a district correspondent of New Nation, an English daily

Police arrested a journalist in Khulna on Monday in a case filed under the Digital Security Act, 2018, filed against him for posting provocative status on social media.

The arrestee, Munir Uddin Ahmed, is the former general secretary of Khulna Press Club and a district correspondent of the New Nation, an English daily.

He was accused of posting provocative status on Facebook regarding the mob-police clash in Bhola, which happened on Sunday.

Munir was sent to jail following a court order on Monday.

Aslam Bahar Bulbul, OC of Khulna Sadar police station, confirmed the matter.

The OC said Sub-Inspector Md Sariful Alam of Khulna Sadar police station filed the case against Munir with the police station under Sections 25, 28, 29 and 31 of the Digital Security Act.