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Youth held for spreading rumors over coronavirus on Facebook

 Khulna Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:42 PM, 8 April 2020  

Detainee Uttiyo Debnath

Detainee Uttiyo Debnath

Police arrested a youth on Wednesday afternoon for spreading rumors on Facebook over coronavirus at Paikgachha in Khulna.

The detainee named as Uttiyo Debnath, son of Bishnupad Nath of Batikhali village in Paikgachha municipality.  

“The detainee Uttiyo Debnath is an admin of a Facebook page named ‘Voice of Paikgachha’. He created panic by spreading a rumor ‘A 70-year-old elderly was died by the coronavirus in a hospital in Paikgachha’ on that page,” said Md Ezaz Shafi, officer-in-charge (OC) of Paikgachha Police Station. 

“A case has been lodged against him under digital security act,” he added.

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