Controversial journalists Kanak Sarwar, Elias Hossain and some sacked army personnel, who have been living abroad, are spreading propaganda against the incumbent Awami League government and government officials on different social media, including Facebook and YouTube.
Their main purpose is to obstruct the pace of country’s development, create chaos in the country and confuse the people of the country by spreading false propaganda, sources said.
After fleeing the country, Kanak Sarwar was strongly criticized for his controversial activities, including anti-government propaganda and distortion of the history of Bangladesh.
In December last year, the High Court ordered removal of Kanak Sarwar’s content from digital media, including YouTube, for country’s distorting history.
The BNP-Jamaat alliance, which has got frustrated seeing massive development of the country, has resorted to new tactics to destabilise the country. Joining hands with BNP-Jaamat, Kanak Sarwar reveals his true character.
In the name of journalism, Kanak Sarwar constantly provides anti-state information by hatching a conspiracy from abroad. He recently brought the convicted accused Lt Col Shahid and Major Delwar live on his YouTube channel.
It is alleged that Kanak Sarwar, Elias Hossain and some sacked army personnel, is carrying out anti-government campaigns at the directive of fugitive BNP leader Tarique Rahman, now living in London.
In the audio clip, the two were heard arguing over financial problems. Through the conversation, it came to light that Kanak Sarwar is carrying out anti-state campaigns at the directive of Tarique Rahman. Kanak Sarwar is taking huge money for this.
Through the leaked conversation, it was also revealed that fugitive BNP leader Tarique Rahman is providing money to spread rumours against the country.
A former Ekushey Television (ETV) reporter, Kanak Sarwar was arrested in 2015 by Dhaka Metropolitan Detective Police (DB) in a sedition case. He spent nine months in jail in 2015.