Arrest warrant against Baul singer Rita Dewan issued

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2nd December, 2020 01:35:41 printer

Arrest warrant against Baul singer Rita Dewan issued

Rita Dewan

Court on Wednesday issued arrest warrant against Baul singer Rita Dewan among three for ‘hurting religious sentiment’ through singing Pala Gaan.

Earlier, two cases were filed under Digital Security Act against Rita Dewan for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through making derogatory comments on Allah in a music programme.

According to the case statement, Rita made derogatory comments on Allah at a music programme at Dholartengor village in Kalihati uapzila of Tangail that went viral on social media.

Earlier, on January 11, police arrested another Baul singer Shariat Sarkar from Bhaluka in Mymensingh for making anti-Islamic comment during a concert in Dhamrai of Dhaka on December 24 last.


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