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Feni youth held for allegedly spreading rumours on Facebook

  • Published at 03:07 pm July 28th, 2019
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Feni youth held for allegedly spreading rumours on Facebook Dhaka Tribune

He confessed to the crime during primary interrogation, says RAB

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained a youth for allegedly spreading rumours on social networking site Facebook to create communal animosity in Feni.

He was picked up by a RAB 7 team from Gopal Patti area of Feni city on Saturday night.

The detainee is Md Zahed Hasan Roni, 21, son of Foyez Ahmed of Daulatpur village under Feni Sadar upazila. 

Confirming the matter, Md Zunayet Zahedi, acting company commander of Feni RAB 7, said: "With the help of mobile devices, Roni has been spreading rumours on Facebook and other social networking sites for long time now, with an intention of damaging communal harmony and creating animosity.

"He confessed his crime during primary interrogation. Based on information provided by him, we are trying to detain other members of the ring." 

Two iPhones and two SIM cards were also seized from his possession. The detainee has been handed over to Fani Model police station custody, the RAB official added.