Update September 12, 2015

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Tarana Halim receives threat

Sumel Sarker

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Tarana Halim receives threat

11 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: State minister for posts and telecommunications Tarana Halim claimed she had received threats for her initiatives on deactivating illegal VoIP (voice over internet protocol) and mobile SIM cards.

She, while talking to banglanews on Friday morning, said that perpetrators threaten her aiming to stop ongoing process of banning illegal VoIP and mobile SIM cards.

The state minister further said that she had received threat over green-colored phone at her secretariat office on Wednesday.

Somebody phoned me and said that if you did not stop work on deactivating illegal SIMs and banning VOIPs, you will have to face dire consequences.

She said the perpetrators also sent text messages to her personal mobile phone with treats.

Tarana Halim said she informed law-enforcing agencies about the threat. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is looking into the matter.

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