Nusrat Shahreen Raka, sister of Kanak Sarwar, a controversial Bangladeshi TV presenter living in the US, was arrested in Uttara area of Dhaka early Tuesday on charges of anti-state activities.
RAB personnel hunted down Raka, 38, wife of Nasir Uddin Majumder, and seized a mobile phone set, a passport and some Ice and an illegal drug from her possession.
people were helping the vested quarter abroad.
Being informed, the elite force enhanced intelligence surveillance and came to know that sitting in Bangladesh, Raka has been working as a cohort of the quarter, he added. During primary interrogation, RAB members came to know that Raka is an active member of the anti-state propaganda and conspiracy clique.
To this end, she has been trying to disrupt the peace process in the country by spreading false, misleading and defamatory information about the state and important personalities of the state through social media. Several members of the group are involved in various anti-state propagandas through social media.
She told RAB that they have carried out propaganda to tarnish the image of the country.
The interrogation further revealed that Kanak Sarwar, one of the anti-state conspirators and propagandists stationed abroad, was the brother of the arrestee.
He was released on bail and fled abroad. His current location is in the United States. Sitting abroad, he has been involved in slander against prominent political figures and law enforcement officials.
Kanak Sarwar has been under monthly payroll of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), according to competent sources.