Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-A publisher, a printer and a marketing executive were remanded in Bangladesh in police custody on Tuesday over the publication of a book, which alleged to have contained elements that may hurt religious sentiments.
The police arrested the three for publishing the book Islam Bitorko – debate on Islam, reports The Hindu.
The arrested persons are “Badwip Prokashon” Publisher Shamsuzzoha Manik, its marketing division chief Shamsul Alam and Taslimuddin Kajal, proprietor of the book’s printing house Shabdakoli Printers.
The police earlier in the day produced the three before the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate with a plea for a seven-day remand to interrogate them.
The Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate granted five days remand for Manik, two days for Kajal and one day for Alam. Police had earlier closed the “Badwip Prokashon” stall in the ongoing Ekushe February book fair in the Bangla Academy premises.