Tuesday, July 16, 2024

No arrest warrant for defamation

JS passes bill amending CrPC The Jatiya Sangsad yesterday passed a bill scrapping the provision of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) for directly issuing arrest warrant against journalists, writers and others for writing or saying anything defamatory. The amendment to the CrPC, however, introduced a provision for issuing summons against

Prof Yunus gets bail in Mymensingh

Defamation Case Prof Yunus gets bail in Mymensingh A Mymensingh court yesterday granted Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus bail against a Tk-5,000 bond in connection with a defamation case filed against him. Nazrul Islam Chunnu, joint secretary of Mymensingh unit Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD), filed the case on January 21, 2007 Yunus criticised politicians