Barguna, Feb 24 (UNB) – Detectives on Monday arrested Md Delwar Hossain, father of Rifat murder accused Mohaiminul Islam Sifat, in a dowry case filed by her wife where he was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment.
Md Harunur Rashid, officer-in-charge (OC) of Barguna Detective Branch of police, said they arrested him from the Barguna Circuit House ground around 1:30pm.
He said Ajibun Nahar Lina lodged the dowry case against her husband Md Delwar Hossain in 2018.
Judge of the Barguna Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Md Hafizur Rahman sentenced him to five years’ imprisonment on February 10 last.
Two courts here on Monday placed suspended Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papiya on a 15-day remand in three cases filed against her with Airport and Sher-e-Banglanagar police stations.
Papiya’s husband Mofizur Rahman alias Sumon Chowdhury was placed on a 15-day remand in the three cases while Sabbir Khandakar and Sheikh Tayiba Nur were put on a five-day remand each in a case filed under the Special Powers Act with Airport Police Station.
Judge of the Metropolitan Magistrate Court Masudur Rahman put the four accused, including Papiya, on a 5-day remand each in a case filed under the Special Powers Act with Airport Police Station.
Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Md Jasim put Papiya and her husband on a 10-day remand each in two other cases filed against them with Sher-e-Bangla Police Station under the Anti-Narcotics Act and the Arms Act.
Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Md Jasim put Papiya on a 10-day remand in two other cases filed against her with Sher-e-Bangla Police Station under the Anti-Narcotics Act and the Arms Act.
Earlier, members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Sunday raided two city houses of Papiya and her rented presidential suite at a five-star hotel, and seized Tk 58.41 lakh in cash among other things.
The elite force arrested Papiya, 28, general secretary of Narsingdi district unit of Mohila Jubo League, her husband Mofizur Rahman, 38, and their two associates -–Sabbir Khandaker, 29, and Sheikh Tayiba, 22, -- from Hazrat Shahjalal International
Airport around 11am on Saturday while trying to flee the country.
It also recovered seven passports, around Tk 2.12 lakh in cash, Tk 25,600 in fake currency, huge amount of fake currencies of different countries from their possession during the arrest.
The High Court on Monday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why sections 25 and 31 of the Digital Security Act, 2018 would not be declared illegal and unconstitutional.
The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Md Mahmud Hasan Talukder came up with the rule after hearing on a writ petition.
Secretaries to Ministry of Law and Information and other concerned have been asked to respond to the rule within four weeks, said petitioner’s lawyer Advocate Mohammad Shishir Monir.
On January 19, Mohammad Abdullah, secretary general of Bangladesh Federal Journalist Union (BFUJ), Supreme Court lawyers Md Asad uddin, Md Asaduzzaman , Md Zubaidur Rahman, Md Mohiuddin Molla, Md Muzahidul Islam and associates professors of Dhaka University Dr. Mohammad Ismail, Dr. Md Kamruzzaman and Dr. Md Rafiqul Islam filed the writ seeking an order for declaring four sections – 25, 28, 29 and 31 – of the Digital Security Act 2018 illegal.
According to section 25, (1) If any person in any website or through any digital medium (a) Intentionally or knowingly sends such information which is offensive or fear inducing, or which despite knowing it as false is sent, published or propagated with the intention to annoy, insult, humiliate or denigrate a person or
(b). Publishes or propagates or assists in publishing or propagating any information with the intention of tarnishing the image of the nation or spread confusion or despite knowing it as false, publishes or propagates or assists in publishing or propagates information in its full or in a distorted form for the same intentions, Then, the activity of that person will be an offense under the Act.
According to section 31, (1) If any person intentionally publish or broadcast any kind of file in any website or digital format which will create hostility, hatred or adversity among people or destroy any communal harmony or create unrest or disorder or deteriorates or threatens to deteriorate the law and order then that activity of that person will be considered as an offence..