Shahidul Alam taken to BSMMU

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8 August, 2018 11:39 AM

Shahidul Alam taken to BSMMU

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Award-winning photographer and human rights activist Shahidul Alam was taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) this morning following a High Court order.

He was shifted to BSMMU from police custody around 9:30am, according to police sources.

Yesterday, the HC directed the authorities concerned of the government and police to immediately send the detained photographer to BSMMU for his treatment.

Shahidul Alam was picked up by detectives on Sunday night.

He was placed on a seven-day remand by a Dhaka court on Monday in a case filed against him under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.