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CID arrests missing JnU student Tithy for hurting religious sentiment

  • Published at 05:16 pm November 11th, 2020
JnU student Tithy  Sarkar
Tithy Sarkar Collected

She had been missing since October 25

Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police has arrested suspended Jagannath University (JnU) student Tithy Sarkar for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Islam and Prophet Mohammed (pbuh) on Facebook.

She was arrested on Wednesday evening, CID's Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Jisan Ul Haque confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.

Cyber Police Centre of CID will hold a press briefing at 12pm on Thursday in this regard.


Also Read - JnU student accused of hurting religious sentiments goes missing


Earlier on October 23, some screenshots of Tithi’s Facebook account making derogatory comments about Islam and Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) went viral. 

Following the incident, Tithy, a third-year student of the zoology department at JnU, went missing on October 25. Since then, the law enforcement agencies were looking for her.

Tithy’s sister, Smriti Rani Sarker filed a general diary (GD) on October 27 in this regard with Pallabi police station.


Also Read - Where is Tithy Sarkar?


On October 26, authorities of JnU issued a suspension order against Tithi for reportedly hurting religious sentiments.

On November 5, Tithy was sued under the Digital Security Act for allegedly making derogatory comments about religion on Facebook.

Abu Musa Rifat, a student from Tithy’s department, filed the case with the Cyber Tribunal in Dhaka.

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