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POST TIME: 25 May, 2018 03:36:57 AM
Youth held in Nawabganj for ‘defaming Islam’ on Facebook
Independent Online Desk

Youth held in Nawabganj for ‘defaming Islam’ on Facebook

Police arrested a young man from Natun Bandura of Nawabganj upazila in Dhaka on Wednesday night over a Facebook post defaming Islam.

The arrestee is Bikash Saha, 24, son of Bhakta Saha of the area and also a third year student of Dohar Nawabganj College.

Shafiqul Islam, sub-inspector of Nawabganj Police Station said they arrested Bikash for making derogatory comments on Islam on his Facebook wall.

On Thursday, Moajaddid Hossain Khan, a resident of Bagmara area, filed a case under section 57 of the ICT Act against Bikash, he said, adding that the youth was produced before a Dhaka court on Thursday. 

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