Tk 10b defamation case filed against Mahmudur Rahman

United News of Bangladesh . Natore | Updated at 01:28am on December 08, 2017

A defamation case was filed against acting editor of Daily Amar Desh Mahmudur Rahman for his derogatory remarks about independence, sovereignty of Bangladesh, and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family.
Malek Sheikh, organising secretary of Natore district Awami League filed the Tk 1000 crore defamation case with the court of chief judicial magistrate Habibur Rahman Siddique.
Earlier on December 1, Mahmudur Rahman in a programme at National Press Club in the capital, said that Bangladesh is not an independent country as the state will not be independent and sovereign having one population and territory. Bangladesh is now ‘a colony of India’, and Sheikh Mujib killed country’s democracy and independence of mass media, he is alleged to have said.