Dhaka, Bangladesh
Islamic 'scholar' held for derogatory remarks

Islamic 'scholar' held for derogatory remarks

CHATTOGRAM, Jan 13: Police arrested a man claiming to be a 'maulana' or Islamic scholar from Satkania upazila recently in a case filed under the Digital Security Act. The arrestee was identified as Mahbubul Haque Al Kaderi Alias Nur-e Bangla. Shafiul Kabir, officer-in-charge of Satkania Police Station, said they arrested Mahbubul Haque from Moulovir Dokan area around 10pm, reports UNB. On December 3, Mahbubul made derogatory remarks about Sheikh ul-Islam Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi, chief of Hefajat-e-Islam and another maulana Mizanur Rahman Azhari at a religious rally at Khagria union of the upazila.

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