Lawyer Imtiaz Mahmood has been sent to jail by a Dhaka court following his arrest in a case filed under the ICT Act.
On Wednesday (May 15), police detained Mahmood from his Banani home on Wednesday (May 15), Banani police OC BM Forman Ali.
“Lawyer Imtiaz was arrested under ICT act’s section 57/2. There was a warrant against him.
The OC also said one Shafikul Islam filed a case against Imtiaz with Khagrachari police station on July 17, 2017 for “communal provocation” on social media.
He was produced before the court of a Dhaka metropolitan magistrate which turned down his bail plea before sending him to jail, said Banani police General Register Officer for the court Sheikh Rakibur Rahman.