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Lecturer arrested for trolling former minister who died of COVID-19


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

15th Jun, 2020. 07:03 pm
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Lecturer arrested for trolling former minister who died of COVID-19

A female lecturer has been arrested in Bangladesh for posting an insulting Facebook post about the former minister who died from coronavirus.

According to the foreign news agency, the incident took place in Bangladesh, where a female university lecturer mocked the death of a former health minister who died of coronavirus and violated controversial digital security laws, leading to her arrest.

According to media reports, 28-year-old female lecturer Sirajam Munira of Begum Rokeya University (BRU) was arrested on Saturday after former health minister Muhammad Naseem died of coronavirus.

According to media reports, the female lecturer made ridiculous comments on the death of the former health minister and mocked the dead man, while the woman was arrested for creating negative impressions and tarnishing the country’s image.

However, the woman later deleted her comments and apologized.

Lecturer arrested for trolling former minister who died of COVID-19

female lecturer Sirajam Munira-Begum Rokeya University (BRU)

According to media reports, 44 people have been arrested in Bangladesh for posting propaganda related to Coronavirus since March, prompting social activists to criticize the Bangladeshi government for failing to control the spread of COVID-19.

In Bangladesh, a number of prominent figures have died from Coronavirus, including business tycoons, bureaucrats and doctors, while Sheikh Abdullah, a key aide to the prime minister and minister for religious affairs, also died of the virus on Saturday.

In addition, some members of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid’s cabinet are also infected with the virus.

So far, more than 87,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Bangladesh and more than 1,100 people have died.

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