04:13 PM, December 18, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:28 PM, December 18, 2018

Kushtia BNP candidate sued in Digital Security Act

BNP candidate from Kushtia-4, Syed Mehdi Ahmed Roomy has been sued under the debated Digital Security Act weeks ahead of the election.

The case, filed by filed by Advocate Akram Hossain Dulal, a public prosecutor and vice president of Kushtia Bar Association, accuses Roomy of ordering attacks on ruling party men and police.

The lawsuit comes following a “leaked” phone call between him and regional leader of Jatiyatabadi Tati Dal Nur Islam on December 16, our local correspondent reports.

Kushita Senior Judicial Magistrate Masuduzzaman has ordered Kumarkhali Police Station to accept the case against him and produce him as soon as possible.

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