Police on Sunday night arrested BNP’s Nandail upazila unit president Azizul Islam Piqul over allegedly posting Facebook status on Mujib Borsho (Mujib Year) and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Azizul Islam, also the former mayor of Nandail municipality, was arrested from his Charanipara residence in Nandail upazila of Mymensingh at around 9:00 pm.Officer-in-charge (OC) of Nandail Model Police Station Mansur Ahmed confirmed this to media on Monday morning.
On information, Azizul Islam has recently post a Facebook status ‘criticising’ the celebration of Mujib Borsho (Mujib Year) and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League’s (BCL) Nandail upazila unit filed a complaint against Azizul Islam over the Facebook status. Police arrested the BNP leader following the filing of the complaint.
Later, Toufiqul Islam Mamun, a leader of BCL Nandail upazila unit, filed a case against Azizul Islam with Nandail Model Police Station under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, Mansur Ahmed said.
The OC also said, Azizul Islam was sent to the Mymensingh Central Jail after he was shown arrested in the case.