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HC accepts appeal challenging suspension order of DSA case against Nasir’s wife Tamima

The High Court on Sunday accepted the appeal challenging the order to suspend a Digital Security Act (DSA) case filed against Bangladesh national team cricketer Nasir Hossain’s wife Tamima

The division bench of Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Md Atwar Rahman accepted the appeal filed by Tamima’s ex-husband Rakib against the order passed by the Cyber Tribunal.

On April 4, last year, Rakib filed the case against Tamima at the Cyber Tribunal.

According to the case complaint, on March 29 last year, in an investigative report broadcast by a private television channel Tamima gave an interview.

In her interview statement Tamima made questionable and defamatory comments against Rakib.

The clips of the program went viral on social media later.

Rakib in his case statement said, “The accused has hurt my religious values, insulted my relationship with my eight-year old daughter and defamed my family through her statement which is an irreparable loss for us.”

Rakib filed the complaint to file a case under section 25,38, and 29 under the Digital Security Act, 2019.

On June 13 the Cyber Tribunal rejected the case appeal.Later, Rakib appealed to the High Court against the order.

Source: United News of Bangladesh