Update May 18, 2015

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Youth held for posing cartoon of Prime Minister on Facebook

Sumel Sarker

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Youth held for posing cartoon of Prime Minister on Facebook

18 May 2015, Nirapad News: Members of the Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested a young man from Kheyaghat area in Sadar upazila on Sunday evening on charge of posting cartoon of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook.

The arrested was identified as Roman Palowan, 28, an expatriate of Saudi Arabia and son of Harun, a resident of Chhipli village of the upazila.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the DB conducted a drive in the area and arrested Roman along with a mobile phone set in the evening, said Bhola DB officer-in-charge Harun-or-Rashid.

Superintendent of Bhola police Mohammad Maniruzzaman said Roman was arrested on charges of posting indecent cartoon on social site facebook about Sheikh Hasina.

DB sub-inspector Muhaimunil filed a case under the Information and Communication Technology Act 2006.

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