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2 journo get bail in a case filed under Section 57 of ICT Act

  • Published at 01:36 am March 22nd, 2019
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Earlier on June 14, 2017, the case was filed against the two under Section 56 and 57 of the ICT Act, by CMM Court official Tapan Kumar Saha

Two journalists have received bail in a case filed against them under the Section 57 of the ICT Act in Khulna.

Cyber Crime Tribunal Judge Md Jaglul Hossain granted the bail on Thursday, and set June 3 for hearing on the charge sheet of the case. 

The journalists who received bail are senior journalist Kazi Motahar Rahman Babu and Somoyer Khabar Correspondent Shohag Dewan.

The defendants were represented by lawyers AKM Shafikul Islam Shapan, Sanjib Kumar Saha, Abul Bashar, and Zakir Hossain.

Earlier on June 14, 2017, the case was filed against the two under Section 56 and 57 of the ICT Act, by CMM Court official Tapan Kumar Saha.

CID is currently investigating the case. IO of the case and CID Inspector Afzaz Ahmed fled a charge sheet against the journalists with the Khulna Additional Chief Magistrate’s Court on January 21 this year. The case was transferred to the Cyber Crimes Tribunal in Dhaka in March.