Man held for defaming Bangabandhu, PM in Sylhet

Sylhet, Jan 27 (UNB) – Law enforcers on Sunday arrested a man for ‘making derogatory comments’ about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and spreading their distorted pictures through Facebook.

The arrestee is Abul Kalam, 52, son of late Amin Ullah of Narayanpur village in Noakhali district.

He used to make derogatory remarks and spread distorted pictures of MPs and ministers, said Additional Police Superintendent and Media officer of Rapid Action Battalion -9, Md Moniruzzaman.

Acting on a tip-off they conducted a drive at Lichubagan in the city and arrested Kalam, he said.

A case was filed under Digital Security Act with Airport Police Station against the arrestee, he said.