Youth arrested for spreading rumour over child kidnap

Staff Correspondent

2 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested a youth for spreading rumour on social media over child kidnap from Fatikchhari upazila in the district on Wednesday night.

The arrestee was identified as Alamgir Bin Kabir, 34, son of Kabir Ahmed of Lelang union under the upazila.

Chattogram Additional Superintendent of Police (Headquarters) AKM Emran Bhuiyan at a press conference at district Police Lines said Alamgir was spreading rumours on child-lifting through uploading a 5.53-minute video of regional songs under the banner of Naba Jagoron Shilpigoshthi on social media ‘facebook.’

On information, he was arrested from Nazirhat Bazar and a mobile phone with the video named ‘Kallakatni’, two cordless microphones and different notebooks of music were recovered from his possession, said the additional SP. 

In the primary interrogation, Alamgir admitted to spread the rumour on the social media, he added.