Update January 6, 2015

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ETV chairman arrested under pornography act

Mirajul Moin Joy

Chairman of Ekushey Television (ETV) Abdus Salam

Chairman of Ekushey Television (ETV) Abdus Salam

Nirapad News : Detectives detained the Chairman of Ekushey Television (ETV) Abdus Salam from his office in Karwan Bazar of Dhaka early this morning.
Abdus Salam is now at Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) headquarters after he was detained by a team of DB police from his office around 3:30am, Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (DB-PR) of DMP, confirmed it to The Daily Star.
A case was filed under ICT act for broadcasting a report at a programme in Ekusher Chokh in 2014 with Cantonment Police Station.
Chairman of Ekushey Television (ETV) Abdus Salam has been arrested under Pornography Control Act 2012, said Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu today.
“He (Salam) has been arrested in a case filed on November 26, 2014 under clauses 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Section 8 of the Pornography Control Act 2012,” Inu told reporters at the Secretariat in Dhaka this morning.
Inu was addressing a press conference where he largely talked about the prevailing ongoing political crisis.

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