Video was spread to disrupt communal harmony, law enforcement officials say
A young man has been arrested in Chittagong on charges of spreading a video of the murder of Sahinuddin in Pallabi, Dhaka on Facebook.
The arrestee was identified as Rimon Shill, 20, son of Vijay Sheel from Shahi Mirpur village in the Fakinnirhat area under Karnaphuli police station in Chittagong. Rimon was arrested from the Kotwali junction in Chittagong city on Saturday, according to RAB-7 Senior Assistant Director Mohammad Nurul Abshar.
The RAB official said they received a complaint that a video of the Sahinuddin murder was being spread on social media and labelled as the murder of Jatan Saha in Noakhali with the aim of destroying communal harmony.
After investigating the matter, Rimon Shil was arrested in a raid in the Kotwali police station area.
During interrogation, Rimon Shill confessed to spreading the video and being involved in propaganda. He was handed over to Kotwali police, the RAB official said.