• Wednesday, Jun 23, 2021
  • Last Update : 06:00 pm

Defamation case against Bashundhara Group boss

  • Published at 05:03 pm February 26th, 2014

Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan and four others have been sued for defamation in Natore.

Mahfuz Alam Moony, son of late Shamsul Islam and also district correspondent of the daily Jugantor, has filed the case claiming Tk10 crore as compensation of defamation with Chief Judicial Magistrate Court of Natore on Wednesday.

The other accused are the daily Kalerkantha editor Imdadul Haq Milon, the daily Bangladesh Protidin editor Noim Nizam, its district correspondent Nasim Uddin, son of late Mostafa Kamal of Borgachha station area in the city and district correspondent of the daily Kalerkantha Rezaul Karim Reza.

In the case statement, Moony claimed, Bashundhara group chairman was making a conspiracy against the applicants, daily Jugantor and Jamuna distillery from long along with the other criminals.

As part of the plot, the criminals published a news on the last page of the daily Kalerkantha on February 25 last where it said that Jamuna Group Chairman Nurul Islam Babul, Jugantor's acting editor Saiful Islam and publisher Salma Islam ordered Jugantor's district correspondent Mahfuz Alam Moony to make false news against journalist Nasim Uddin (Bangladesh Protidin) and Moony sent the news.

Mahfuz Alam Moony felt dishonored which valued Tk10 crore. Bangladesh Protidin in its report published on the same date said that it is every Muslims' responsibilities to raise a protest against supplied prohibited (Haram) liquids in the market. It is allegedly the anti act of information technology. The news also said 600 people died in 10 districts after drinking Jamuna distillery produced wine which incurred loss Jamuna group in socially and economically.

The applicants urged the court to grant the prayer, also take action against the criminals following the act 500/501/114 and the law of information technology.

The applicant's prosecutor advocate Abdul Mannan Sarker said magistrate Liaqat Ali directed Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge Aslam Uddin to submit report after investigating the matter.

Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail