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Charge-sheet accepted against 'Shishu Bokta' Rafiqul

Charge-sheet accepted against 'Shishu Bokta' Rafiqul

A Dhaka court on Tuesday accepted charge-sheet against Rafiqul Islam Madani, popularly known as 'Shishu Bokta' for his short stature, in a case lodged under Digital Security Act (DSA).

Judge Ash Shams Jaglul Hossain of Dhaka Cyber Tribunal accepted the charge-sheet and set January 9 for holding hearing on charge-framing in the case, reports BSS.

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on April 8 arrested Rafiqul from his house in Netrokona and filed the case with Gacha Police Station in Gazipur. Another DSA case was filed against Rafiqul with Gazipur's Bason Police Station.

A person named Md Adnan Shanto filed another DSA case against the accused with the capital's Motijheel Police Station on April 8. Bangladesh Chhatra Odhikar Parishad brought out a rally in Motijheel area on March 25, protesting the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rafiqul was seen leading the rally with some other people.

Police had arrested Rafiqul from the scene but later released him onthat day.