Detective Branch of police arrested KM Ziauddin Fahad, chief coordinator of publicity wing of Shibir and editorial admin of over 50 radical facebook pages including Basher Kella, from his sister’s house on Comilla Cadet College teachers’ residential area on Thursday.
Police also seized a laptop computer and two mobile phones from his possession, according to a press release.
Joint Commissioner of Detective Branch Md Manirul Islam told a press conference today at Dhaka Metropolitan Police media centre that Fahad, son of a Union Parishad chairman at Chittagong’s Banshkhali, used to give death threat and posting satirical cartoons of police, judiciary, writers and litterateurs through the facebook pages.He said they will try to arrest others who are involved with the facebook pages.
Fahad was working as the editorial admin of Basher Kella (main one), Titumeerer Basher Kella, Awami Tribunal, Bakshal Nipat Jak, I Am Bangladeshi, Digital Rupe Bakshal, BAN Bashkhali News-24, Islami Online Activist, Tarun Prajanmo, Basher Kella USA, Vision 2021 and so others, the release added.
Fahad used to run online propaganda under the name of ‘Biplob Dahan’ and ‘Truth Fighter’.