The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court of Dhaka yesterday summoned Ganojagaran Mancho spokesperson Imran H Sarkar and cultural activist Sanatan Ullash in a defamation case filed against them for making derogatory remarks about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Magistrate SM Masud Zaman of the CMM Court asked them to appear before the court on July 16 to explain their positions.
Earlier in the morning, Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Golam Rabbani filed the case against them. According to the case statement, Imran and Sanatan chanted defamatory slogans against the Prime Minister on Saturday about the removal of Greek goddess Themis from the Supreme Court premises.
The SC authorities removed the statue of the ‘lady justice’ made by sculptor Mrinal Haque early Friday and later sculpture was replaced in front of the Annex Building of the Supreme Court complex.