I am a victim of unjust acts: Rozina Islam
She was sent to jail today by a Dhaka court
Prothom Alo's Senior Reporter Rozina Islam, known for her strong reporting on official corruption, today said that she has been treated wrongfully for making reports on health ministry.
The senior journalist made the remark when police were taking her to jail after a Dhaka court rejected a remand plea of police.
Rozina Islam made several investigative reports recently revealing corruptions in the health sector.
Judge of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court today sent Rozina Islam to jail rejecting police's 5-day remand plea today in a case filed under Official Secrets Act. Hearing on her bail plea will be held on Thursday.
Earlier in the day, Rozina Islam was taken to the court from police station around 8am.
Rozina Islam was detained for allegedly taking snapshots of an official document at the Secretariat without due permission.
Hours after detention, a case was filed against her under the Official Secrets Act.
Health Services Division's (HSD) Deputy Secretary Sibbir Ahmed Osmani filed the case with Shahbagh police station on Monday midnight.
Two more charges were brought against the senior journalist under 379 and 411 sections of the penal code.
Meanwhile, her husband Monirul Islam Tuesday said they will file a case against those officials who assaulted and tortured Rozina Islam inside the room of the Secretariat.