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Shohag also faces allegations that he tried to spread militancy and misinterpretations of religion.

A case was filed under the Digital Security Act with Ramna Model police station in regard to the allegations.

The DB produced Shohag before a Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Monday. The magistrate granted police appeal for a 3-day fresh remand for his interrogation.

Sources at the CTTC said the Cyber Intel team of the City-Intelligence Analysis Division had been conducting online monitoring from 1 March to 6 June this year as part of regular cyber patrolling.

During the monitoring period, the Cyber Intel team detected that one Khalid Ibn Walid was trying to disrupt law and order, including spreading militancy, through his Facebook ID by uploading various provocative and militant pictures.

Based on the allegation, a team of the CTTC conducted a raid in Shyamoli area at around 11:00 pm on 5 June and detained Shohagh, said Sayed Nasirullah, additional deputy commissioner of City-Intelligence Analysis Division.

The police official claimed that during the preliminary interrogation, the accused had admitted his involvement in the alleged anti-state activity.

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