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Police in Rajshahi arrested a youth in a case filed under the Digital Security Act.

Thirty-five-year-old Rakibul Islam, from Meherchandi Purbapara area of Rajshhi city, was picked up from Station Bazar area of Rajshahi University arounf 8:30pm on Saturday.

Rakibul Islam was named in a case filed by a local leader of Bangladesh Chattra League on allegation of sharing a distorted image of prime minister Sheikh Hasina published by another Facebook page.

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According to police and local sources, Rakibul Islam used to post various statuses and share videos on Facebook. On Saturday, he shared a distorted photo of prime minister and that came to notice of local leaders and activists of the Chattra League. Later they handed over him to police.

Later at night, a leader of the Chattra League filed a lawsuit against Rakibul under the Digital Security Act.

The officer-in-charge (OC) of Rajshahi Motihar police station ASM Siddikur Rahman confirmed the news.

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