Digital Security Act Case

Khulna journo gets bail

22 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

The High Court on Monday granted a four-week anticipatory bail to Rashidul Islam, the Khulna correspondent of Daily Manabzamin, in a case filed under the Digital Security Act, reports UNB.

Rashidul and Bangla Tribune district correspondent Hedait Hossain Mollah were accused of using ‘false’ information in a report on the election results of Khulna-1 constituency.

Justice Mohammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim’s bench gave Rashidul bail after he surrendered before the court and sought bail. Senior advocate Khandkar Mahbub Hossain and advocate Md Masud Rana represented him in court.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer and Assistant Returning Officer Debashish Chowdhury filed the case at Batiaghata Police Station on December 31 against Hedait and Rashedul.