Khulna journalist released on bail
Published : Thursday, 13 May, 2021 at 10:04 AM Count : 323
Khulna journalist Md Abu Tayeb Munshi, who was arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act (DSA), has been released from jail.
Abu Tayeb, Khulna Correspondent of private television channel ntv, was freed from Khulna jail around 5:00pm on Wednesday following his bail by the High Court on May 5.
Earlier, Khulna Metropolitan Sessions Judge Shahidul Islam rejected a bail petition on April 28 while Khulna Metropolitan Magistrate Tariqul Islam on April 22.
On April 20, Journalist Abu Tayeb was arrested from his Noor Nagar house in a DSA case.
Khulna City Corporation mayor and Khulna City Awami League president Talukder Abdul Khaleque filed the case.
Khulna Sadar Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Ashraful Alam said journalist Abu Tayeb Munshi has recently made a Facebook post against Talukder Abdul Khaleque. In that post, he made an allegation of evading customs duty by Talukder Abdul Khaleque at Mongla Port.
On April 21, Khulna Metropolitan Magistrate Sumi Ahmed sent him to jail when the journalist was produced before her virtual court.