Police arrested an Islamic scholar under Digital Security Act from Narayanaganj on Sunday for criticizing the recently departed Hefat-e-Islam chief Ahmad Shafi.
The arrested Maulana Alauddin Jihadi allegedly made a derogatory remark over late Shah Ahmad Shafi on social media, said Narayanganj’s Fatullah police station duty officer sub-inspector Abdur Razzak.
Razzak also said that imam of Darul Uloom Islamia Deobhog Madrassah Mosque Harun-or Rashid filed the case against Alauddin under Digital Security Act.
Alauddin was sued in a case filed under the act as he made derogatory remarks on his Facebook page against the departed rector of Hathazari Madrassah Ahmad Shafi, said the police officer.
Alauddin was arrested at his home in Mahmudpur area at about 10:00am and he will be produced before a Narayanganj court on Monday, police said.