rumours on social media

Panic grips Sylhet, Sunamganj people as rumours of robbery spread

Panic gripped people in some areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj districts following rumours of robbery incidents last night.

Three teachers arrested in Chandpur for spreading rumours against Dipu Moni

Three teachers have been arrested on charges of spreading rumours against Education Minister Dipu Moni and a few others on Facebook.

24-year-old held in Narayanganj for “spreading rumours”

Rapid Action Battalion detains a youth for his alleged link in spreading rumours on social media “to create an unstable situation in the country” from Fatullah area of Narayanganj Sadar upazila.

People spreading rumours on Facebook identified: Home minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal warns that the people who are engaged in dishing out propaganda and rumours on Facebook will be brought to book soon.

2 held in Bogura for ‘spreading rumours’ in social media

Two persons are arrested from Bogura Sadar upazila for allegedly spreading rumours in social media.

1 held for 'social media propaganda'

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims to have detained a person for allegedly spreading propaganda against the state and the law enforcers on social media platforms.

1 held for ‘spreading rumour’ on social media

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab-10) today claimed to have detained a man on charge of spreading rumours on social media.

100 police teams active nationwide

Around 100 police teams across the country are monitoring social media to the prevent spread of rumours and fake news.

Govt will react to rumours on social media within 3hrs: Tarana

The government will proactively react immediately within three hours if any rumour is noticed on the social media, State Minister for Information Tarana Halim says.

August 18, 2018
August 18, 2018

Businesswoman held, remanded

Rab has arrested a woman entrepreneur in a case filed under the controversial section 57 of the ICT Act for “spreading rumours and sharing provocative posts” on social media over the recent student protest.

August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018

Spreading rumour: Online news portal official, 2 students detained

Law enforcers arrest the CEO of an online news portal and two students from Dhaka and Bogra for allegedly trying to create anarchy by publishing fake news and spreading rumours on social media over the ongoing student protest.

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