Indecent Remarks about Religion

CUET student held under DSA

Staff Correspondent

22 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested a student of Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) for making derogatory comments about religion on Facebook on Sunday.

The arrestee was identified as Sourav Chowdhury, 24, a student of Civil Engineering Department of the CUET.

Officer in-Charge (OC) Abdullah Al Harun of Raozan Police Station said they arrested Sourav from the city’s Nalapara area at around 4:00am.

They also filed a case under Digital Security Act (DSA) accusing Sourav for his derogatory remarks regarding the religion on the Facebook, he said.  “We produced him before a court which ordered to send him to jail,” said the OC.

On the other hand, the CUET authorities also expelled the student temporarily from the university after a meeting of the disciplinary committee on the day.