A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to Mahmud Saiful Amin, an inspector of Armed Police Battalion (APBn), in a case filed under the Digital Security Act by Jatiya Sangsad whip Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury.
Dhaka Cyber Tribunal Judge Ash Sams Joglul Hossain passed the order after holding hearing on his bail petition this afternoon.On September 20 of the last year, Saiful Amin, in a Facebook status, claimed that Jatiya Sangsad whip Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury amassed TK 180 crore through casino business.
On September 24, the APBn inspector was suspended for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury on his Facebook page.
The Jatiya Sangsad whip, on September 25, filed the case against Mahmud Saiful Amin with Cyber Tribunal Judge As-Shams Jugalul Hossain’s court for making derogatory remarks about him.
Shamsul, a lawmaker of Chattogram-12, in his complaint, alleged that Saiful Amin circulated false and fabricated information about him in the Facebook post.