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Man held for posting images defaming Quran on Facebook

Man held for posting images defaming Quran on Facebook

Country: 
Bangladesh
News Date: 
13/01/2018
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

A man has been detained in Sonargaon, Narayanganj for reportedly posting on Facebook several photos defaming the Quran. Hasan-ul-Islam, 28, of East Delpara at Fatulla, was picked up from Meghnaghat area on Friday night, said Narayanganj’s Additional Superintendent of Police Md Sharfuddin. According to police, Hasan posted the photos on the social networking site on January 7 which went viral soon, causing stir on social media, and created tension among the locals. After the Jummah prayers Friday, the Muslim community of the area had demonstrated demanding his arrest and punishment. Hasan had fled from home following the protests.

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