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One held in Sylhet for posting 'distorted' images of PM

  • Published at 08:34 pm September 8th, 2019
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RAB arrests one for defaming Prime Minister Sheikh on social media Dhaka Tribune

The accused, Bodrul Islam, 40, was arrested from Munsibazar area of the district's Biswanath upazila on Sunday

Rapid Action Battalion(RAB) has arrested a man from Sylhet for posting distorted photos of eminent persons, including Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, ministers, and members of parliament(MP) on Facebook.

The accused, Bodrul Islam, 40, was arrested from Munsibazar area of the district's Biswanath upazila on Sunday.

He is also accused of making derogatory comments about the father of the nation, Bangabandu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

RAB 9 Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), and media officer Md Moniruzzaman confirmed the arrest.

Bodrul has been handed over to the police.

A case will be filed against him with the Biswanath police station under the Digital Security Act, said ASP Moniruzzaman.