Police on Saturday evening arrested a physician in Chattogram for spreading rumour about coronavirus on social media.
The arrestee Iftekhar Mohamamd Adnan is the health secretary of Chattogram city unit Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal.
Panchlaish police officer in Charge Abul Kashem Bhuiyan said that Iftekhar has been working at a private clinic in the port city. He said that Iftekhar spread an audio clip on facebook which claimed that one COVID-19 patient died at the Chittagong Medical College Hospital which caused panic in the port city.
Want stories like this in your inbox?
Sign up to exclusive daily email
More Stories from Country