Chattogram, Nov 28: An accused in a case filed under the Digital Security Act case on Tuesday threw sandals to the judge during hearing in the case at the Cyber Tribunal in Chattogram.
The court proceedings were disrupted for the surprise sandal throwing.
The accused Monir Khan Michael was brought to the court from Chattogram Central Jail.
Monir is from Nasirnagar of Brahmanbaria.
He was arrested in a case filed by the police with Nasirnagar police station on January 22, 2021 for allegedly making offensive remarks on the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Liberation War, said the tribunal’s public prosecutor Mejbah Uddin Chowdhury.
He said that Tuesday was fixed for recording witness’ statement and hearing on bail petition filed by the accused.
As the hearing started, the accused Monir threw his pair of sandals to the tribunal judge Johirul Kabir, said the public prosecutor.
Police immediately stop Monir from staging any further untoward scene, he added.
A lawyer said that the accused threw his sandals after the judge rejected his bail prayer.
The court activities resumed later on and Monir was sent to the jail, said Mejbah.
Chattogram Metropolitan Police additional deputy commissioner for prosecution Md Kamrul Hasan said that a case was being prepared to be lodged against the accused.
According to PP office, Nasirnagar police sub-inspector Topu Saha field the case under DSA against Monir allegedly for making derogatory comments on social media against Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, then president Abdul Hamid and Liberation War.
Monir was arrested a day after filing of the case.