Tarique gets 2-year imprisonment for defaming Bangabandhu

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4th February, 2021 12:43:57 printer

Tarique gets 2-year imprisonment for defaming Bangabandhu

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A Narail court on Thursday sentenced BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman to 2-year imprisonment in a defamation case filed against him for making derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Judicial Magistrate Amatul Morsheda pronounced the verdict against Tarique and fined him Tk 10,000, in default, to serve six months more in jail.

According to the prosecution, Tarique Rahman made derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at a BNP meeting held at Antrium Banquet Hall in East London on December 16, 2014.

Later, freedom fighter Shahajan Biswas, a resident of Benderchar village in Kalia upazila of Narail, filed a defamation case against Tarique Rahman with Narail Sadar Judicial Court.


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