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Joy wants arrest of Daily Star editor

Sumel Sarker

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Joy wants arrest of Daily Star editor

06 February 2016, Nirapad News: Sajeeb Wazed Joy, ICT adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, demanded arrest and trial of The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam on allegation of treason.

Following the admit of Mahfuz Anam that he published false corruptions stories against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to defame her, Sajeeb Wazeb pressed the demands in a facebook status posted at 2:19am on Friday.

In the facebook post, he said, ‘Mahfuz Anam, Editor of The Daily Star, has admitted he published false corruptions stories against my mother Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to defame her. He did this in support of a military dictatorship in an attempt to remove my mother from politics. The editor of a major newspaper running a false smear campaign to assist in a military coup is treason.’

The only son of the PM further said, ‘On a personal note, his false stories led to my mother’s arrest and spending 11 months in jail. I demand justice. I want Mahfuz Anam behind bars and on trial for treason’.

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