Supreme Court lawyer SM Rezaul Karim has allegedly been threatened with death.
Rezaul Karim, also the chairman of Bangladesh Bar Council’s finance committee, filed a case with Raman Police Station on Wednesday under the Information and Communication Technology (Amendment) Act 2013.
It was alleged in the complaint that a photo of the lawyer was doctored and published in a website named Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh on January 24.
Later, the same group twisted and circulated a statement, which was given by him at a talkshow of Somoy TV on January 22, through their Facebook page named ‘Oronne Kichudin’.
Following that, members of that Facebook page threatened to kill him. The death threats were issued using various Facebook profiles.
He also mentioned in his complaint that he feels insecure for his life.