Monday, 28 November, 2022

Man gets 7-yr jail for cyber crimes in Joypurhat

JOYPURHAT: A Cyber Crime Tribunal here on Thursday convicted a man sentencing him to seven years jail on charge of his involvement in spreading religious provocation in the facebook in Joypurhat district around six years back, reports BSS.

The court also fined the convicted person identified as Sujon Mohanta, 36, son of Tarapada Mohanta of Bolighata village under Panchbibi Upazila in Joypurhat. The court also fined taka one lakh to the convict, in default, he has to suffer more three months jail.

Rajshahi Divisional Cyber Tribunal Judge Ziaur Rahman found the accused guilty of the charge and handed down the verdict this noon in presence of the convict in the court.

Referring to the prosecution story, Public Prosecutor of the tribunal Ismat Ara told the journalists that Sujan Mohamta had uploaded some religious provocative photos in his facebook account on February 1, 2017 that created a situation of communal violence in the area.