Youth held for spreading rumour in Cstg


Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a youth from city’s Akbarshah area early on Sunday for his alleged involvement in spreading rumour against the state, reports BSS.

ASP Mashakur Rahman, senior assistant director of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) 7, said arrested Rahidul Islam alias Rahat Kabir, 22, is the son of Mohammad Taslim Uddin, hailed from Borhan Uddin upazila of Bhola district.

A case has been filed against the detainee with Akbarshah thana under Digital Security Act (Security Act), he said. 

Earlier, Rahat spread rumour in his facebook post against Prime Minister and the state, he added. Two mobile phone sets used in spreading rumour in social media were recovered from his possession.