A Kishoreganj court on Sunday sent a maulana to jail after rejecting his bail petition in a case filed for making ‘derogatory remarks’ against Hajj and Umrah under the Digital Security Act.
The convict is identified as Maulana Ismail alias Abul Bashar.Kishoreganj Chief Judicial Magistrate Mohammad Habibullah passed the order when Abul Bashar sought bail surrendering before the court.
Advocate Mohammad Aminul Islam filed a case against Maulana Ismail alias Abul Bashar for making ‘derogatory remarks’ against Hajj and Umrah while delivering religious sermon at a discussion in Usmanpur Bhairab on December 31, 2019.
The accused also filed a case with the High Court.
On January 19, the High Court asked Maulana Ismail to surrender before the court in the case.