A female teacher of Begum Rokeya University (BRU) has been arrested over a Facebook post allegedly demeaning and humiliating late Awami League presidium member and former health minister Mohammad Nasim.
Confirming the matter to Dhaka Tribune, Rangpur Metropolitan Police Tajhat police station (OC Investigation) Rabiul Islam said Sirajam Munira, a lecturer at the Department of Bangla of Begum Rokeya University, was arrested at 2 am Sunday in a case filed against her under the Digital Security Act.
Earlier on Saturday afternoon, the arrestee reportedly posted a status on her profile on social media Facebook allegedly demeaning and humiliating late Awami League presidium member and former health minister Mohammad Nasim. The status quickly vents viral.
Later, the university’s registrar Abu Hena Mustafa Kamal filed the case against her with the police station.