Journo Rozina Islam taken to court
Published : Tuesday, 18 May, 2021 at 9:41 AM Count : 291
Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina Islam was taken to a Dhaka court on Tuesday morning.
She has been produced before Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court at 8am and has been kept in the custody of the court, Rozina's husband Monirul Islam confirmed.
Shahbag Police Station inspector Arifur Rahman filed a petition seeking five-day remand for the journalist.
The Health Ministry’s deputy secretary Shibbir Ahmed Osmani lodged a case ( No-16) on Monday night against Rozina Islam under Official Secrets Act for allegedly taking pictures of the government documents at Secretariat
The senior journalist went to the ministry office in the Secretariat on Monday afternoon to perform her professional duties. The ministry officials detained her in a room at about 3pm for taking pictures of some official documents without permission and seized her mobile phone.
Hours after detention, Rozina was handed over to Shahbagh Police Station around 8:30 pm.
She fell ill while being confined at the Secretariat.