Bhashantek police to probe case against Suman

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 20:46, Jul 22, 2019 | Updated : 20:48, Jul 22, 2019

Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque SumonThe Cyber Tribunal (Bangladesh) has directed the office-in-charge (OC) of the capital’s Bhashantek police to probe the case filed against Supreme Court lawyer Barrister Sayedul Haque Suman, on allegations of making derogatory comments on the Hindu religion.
Judge Mohammad As-Shams Jaglul Hossain passed the order after recording statements of the complainant on Monday (Jul 22).
The court also asked the police to submit a report before the court on Sept 25 after completion of the probe in the case.
Earlier in the day, Guatam Kumar, a resident of city’s Bhashantek area, filed the case against Barrister Suman with Cyber Tribunal (Bangladesh) in Dhaka under the Digital Security Act.
According to case details, Barrister Suman made unfavourable comments against the Hindu community in a Facebook post on Jul 19.
“His comments not only damaged the image of the Hindu society but also hurt the religious sentiments of many. Such remarks can also provoke violence, disrupting the law and order situation in the country,” the plaintiff said.