A case has been filed against a Buddhist monk under the Digital Security Act for spreading misleading information about certain persons and disturbing communal harmony in a video message on Facebook in Rangunia, Chattogram.
The accused Sharanank Ther is a monk at Falaharia Gyansharan Maharanya Buddhist monastery in Podua union of Rangunia.
A resident of the union, Titu Barua, filed the case with the Rangunia police station on Thursday night.
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Confirming the matter, officer-in-charge of Rangunia police station, Muhammad Saiful Islam said legal action would be taken after investigation.
“I didn’t say anything to defame anyone. I did not make any derogatory remarks about religion. I shared my three-month sufferings in the video message. The administration can investigate the matter,” Sharanank told Prothom Alo.