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Journalist Rozina Islam taken to court

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Published: 09:35, 18 May 2021   Update: 11:48, 18 May 2021
Journalist Rozina Islam taken to court

Senior Correspondent of Prothom Alo Rozina Islam has been taken to a court in a case filed for stealing government documents.

She was taken to Dhaka CMM Court on Tuesday morning.

She went to the health ministry of the Secretariat on professional duty at around 3:30pm on Monday.

Rozina was confined in a room there and her mobile phone was taken away. At one stage she fell sick there.

She was taken to Shabagh Thana after being kept confined for over five hours at the Secretariat. A case was filed against her on Monday midnight under Official Secrets Act.

Upon the news of Rozina's confinement, journalists from different media outlets went to the building of the health ministry. They waited for long and wanted to know the reason of her confinement. But health ministry officials did not say anything.

Later the journalists gathered outside the Secretariat and protested against her confinement.