Police arrested a youth from Mirpur area in the city on Friday night on charge of spreading rumor on facebook. The arrestee is Md Fahim Mahmud Hossain alias Shishir, 30.
An official of Cyber Security and Crime Division said that they arrested the youth for spreading false, baseless, and attacking information using his facebook account aimed at creating instability among different communities and government organizations. They also recovered mobile phone and SIM card from his possession.
A case was filed against the arrestee under Digital Security Act, 2018 with Ramna Model Police Station.