Three Cox’s Bazar journos sued under ICT Act

Three Cox’s Bazar journos sued under ICT Act

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Dhaka – A case has been filed against three local journalists of Cox’s Bazar under the ICT Act for allegedly publishing false news in an online news portal.
The three accused are ‘CTN24.com’ publisher and Editor Sarwar Alam, its executive editor Islam Mahmood and Chief Reporter Shahed Mizan. Sub-inspector of Sadar Model Police Station Joynul Abedin filed the case against the three journalists on Saturday, said officer-in-charge of Sadar Model Police Station Aslam Hossain Azrat.
Police also arrested the online portel’s editor Sarwar Alam on Saturday and sent him to jail following a court order.
The OC said a ‘false’ report was published by ‘CTN24.com’ on Friday that a youth, Junayed Hossain Ziku, was killed in the name of gunfight after the law enforcers picked him up from his house.
The two other accused went into hiding after the filing of the case, the OC added.

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