Youth held for spreading rumour in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a youth from city's Akbarshah area early today for his alleged

involvement in spreading rumour against the state.

ASP Mashakur Rahman, senior assistant director of Rapid Action Battalion

(RAB) 7, said arrested Rahidul Islam alias Rahat Kabir, 22, is the son of

Mohammad Taslim Uddin, hailed from Borhan Uddin upazila of Bhola district.

A case has been filed against the detainee with Akbarshah thana under

Digital Security Act (Security Act), he said.

Earlier, Rahat spread rumour in his facebook post against Prime Minister

and the state, he added.

Two mobile phone sets used in spreading rumour in social media were

recovered from his possession.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)