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IGP authorisation required to sue journalists under Section 57

  • Published at 11:16 am October 8th, 2017
IGP authorisation required to sue journalists under Section 57
Bangladesh Press Council Chairman Justice Momtaz Uddin Ahmed said any police station will have to get authorization from the inspector general of police to file a case under Section 57 against any journalist. The announcement was made at a workshop titled “On newspaper and journalism guidelines” in Kushtia on Saturday morning. The BPC chairman said journalists are working tirelessly for the betterment of the country, hence the government has moved to protect their rights and dignity. The workshop was attended by the deputy commissioner of Kushtia and various other dignitaries. This article was first published on Bangla Tribune