Lawyer arrested, sued under Section 57 of ICT Act

Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Published: 00:40, Aug 08,2018


A lawyer in Sirajganj was sued under Section 57 of Information and Communication Technology Act after he was arrested on Monday night for allegedly sharing provocative contents, posts against the government and expressing solidarity with safe road protesters on Facebook.
The lawyer, Sakhawat Hossain Shakil, was arrested on Monday night from his house at Mahmudpur of Sirajganj town, police said.
Sirajganj additional superintendent of police Abu Yusuf said Shakil was arrested for sharing provocative anti-government posts on his Facebook wall. Sirajganj Detective Branch of police inspector Nowsher Ali sued Shakil under Section 57 of ICT Act, the police official said.
He would be produced before a court on Wednesday seeking remand, he added.

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