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Sylhet youth arrested for posting PM's distorted picture on social media

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Sylhet Bureau :
Rapid Action Battalion arrested a youth on Wednesday for posting distorted pictures of the prime minister Sheikh Hasina, defamatory comments about her and rumour against the state on social media.
The arrested was identified as Ebadur Rahman, 19, of Khasmouja village at Goainghat upazila in Sylhet, the RAB official said.
He said Ebadur was handed over to Goainghat police after a case was filed against him under the Digital Security Act.
RAB-9 media officer Md Moniruzzaman told that a battalion arrested Ebadur from his village in the early hours on Wednesday. 'He has been posting on his Facebook account distorted pictures of the prime minister alongside defamatory comments against her and other ministers, besides spreading rumours against the state,' the RAB official said.
 Goainghat OC Abdul Jalil told that they were preparing to produce him before a judicial magistrate court seeking its order against him.

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