Prothom Alo reporter Samsuzzaman Shams was released from Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj this evening, five days after he was detained from his Savar house
He was shown arrested in a case filed with Ramna Police Station under the Digital Security Act after earlier being sued in another DSA case with Tejgaon Police Station
Two ministers and ruling party leaders yesterday came down heavily on Bangla daily Prothom Alo for a report it ran online on March 26.
A Prothom Alo reporter was picked up from his home in Savar by law enforcers wearing plainclothes around 4:00am yesterday, triggering widespread criticism.
He however could not say who filed the case
Samsuzzaman Shams, a reporter of Bangla daily Prothom Alo, was picked up from his home in Savar by officials of Criminal Investigation Department in plainclothes early today, said a police official who accompanied the CID team