Iqbal, 3 others remanded for hurting religious sentiment


A Cumilla court on Saturday placed Iqbal Hossain and three others on seven-day remand in a case filed for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Muslims on Facebook.

The other three accused are – Humayun Kabir, Ikram Hossain and Faisal
Ahmed, reports BSS.

Police sources said during primary interrogation, they confessed to their
involvement in placing the Holy Quran in the Nanuar Dighi puja mandap.

Cumilla Additional Superintendent of Police M Tanvir Ahmed that Cumilla Senior Judicial Magistrate Mithila Jahan Mita passed the remand order on Saturday.

The court granted them seven-day remand after Sub-Inspector Mofizul Islam, the investigation officer of the case, produced them before the court with a 10-day remand appeal.