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PM Hasina orders strict actions against perpetrators of communal violence

  • Published at 03:08 pm October 19th, 2021
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Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

The premier urges people not to trust anything on social media without fact-checking

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed the home minister to initiate immediate actions against those who incited violence using religion.

Her instructions to Minister Asaduzzaman Khan came during the weekly Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam told the media after the meeting.

The premier joined the meeting through video conferencing from her official residence the Ganabhaban.

The prime minister  urged the people of the country not to trust anything on social media without fact-checking, said the cabinet secretary.


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“The Comilla incident is being investigated. What really happened can be known soon,” Islam said before adding the home ministry is working to bring the perpetrators to justice.

The prime minister has announced to provide all possible cooperation to the families affected in the arson attack on Hindu homes at a village in Rangpur’s Pirganj upazila over a social media post that allegedly dishonoured religion.

She has instructed the home ministry to remain vigilant and take steps to prevent such incidents from recurring, said the cabinet secretary.

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