A case has been filed against Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Sumon under the Digital Security Act for hurling abusive words at the followers of Hindu religion.
Gowtam Kumar Adbor, a social worker at Bhasantek area of the capital, filed the case with the Cyber Crime Tribunal in Dhaka on Monday.Judge Ash Shams Jaglul Hossain recorded the statement of Guatam Kumar and took cognisance of the case.
The judge also directed the officer-in-charge of Bhasantec Police Station to investigate the matter and submit a probe report within 30 days.
Sumon Kumar Roy, a lawyer of Gowtam confirmed the news.
Plaintiff's lawyer Sumon Kumar Roy said: "The case has been filed against Barrister Sumon for his derogatory comments about Hindu community people."
According to the case statement, on July 19, Barrister Sumon on his Facebook page wrote that The Hindus are the worst nation in the world and their religion is baseless.
Contacted, Barrister Sumon said the post was made using a fake Facebook account which did not belong to him.