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Narayanganj man held for posting images defaming Quran on Facebook

  • Published at 09:41 pm January 13th, 2018
Narayanganj man held for posting images defaming Quran on Facebook
A man has been detained in Sonargaon, Narayanganj for reportedly posting on Facebook several photos defaming the Quran. Hasan-ul-Islam, 28, of East Delpara at Fatulla, was picked up from Meghnaghat area on Friday night, said Narayanganj's Additional Superintendent of Police Md Sharfuddin. According to police, Hasan posted the photos on the social networking site on January 7 which went viral soon, causing stir on social media, and created tension among the locals. After the Jummah prayers Friday, the Muslim community of the area had demonstrated demanding his arrest and punishment. Hasan had fled from home following the protests. His brother Hedayet Islam was also detained in the afternoon and Hasan was later caught from Meghnaghat, police said. Additional SP Sharfuddin said a case would be filed against Hasan, adding that police would also produce him before court and plead to take him into custody for questioning. This article was first published on Bangla Tribune