Adilur Rahman Khan, the secretary of Odhikar, a Bangladesh-based human rights organisation was barred from entering Malaysia.
According to the Press release issued by Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM), a civil society organisation in the country, Adilur was detained by Malaysian Immigration at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at about 4:00 AM, 20 July 2017, reports South Asian Monitor.
“As of 10:00 AM reasons for his detention is not given by the immigration and SUARAM was informed that he has been moved to immigration lock-up” the press release also said.
SUARAM later in another press release condemned the incident and demanded his immediate release.
However, an official of Odhikar said Adilur was not arrested, he was barred from entering the country.