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BNP leader held for ‘derogatory comment over Padma Bridge’

Police have arrested a local BNP leader from his house in Noakhali’s Companiganj upazila for his derogatory comment over Padma Bridge on social media.

Arrested Abul Kalam Azad, 42, former general secretary of Charhazari union unit BNP.


It was learnt that on June 24 the BNP leader commented on a online news portal’s news “None will be permitted to capture photoes on Padma Bridge”.

Later, local police arrested him from his house on Monday.

Denying the allegation, Abul Kalam Azad said, ” Someone made the comment hacking my facebook ID”.

Superintendent of Noakhali police Md Shahidul Islam said he will be produced before a Chief Judicial Magistrate Court showing him arrest under section 64.