Action if digital security act misused: Obaidul Quader
09:32 PM, May 10, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:49 PM, May 10, 2020

Action if digital security act misused: Quader

Action will be taken against those misusing the digital security act, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said today.

He also said the home ministry will remain careful so that the law is not being misused.

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Quader, also general secretary of Awami League, was addressing reporters at a briefing at his official residence, said a press release.

As the shopping malls and markets reopened on a limited scale, he urged everyone to maintain distancing and follow health guidelines while shopping.

He said mass allegations of rice theft against public representatives was not true, mentioning there are 61,569 public representatives at different levels in the country.

"Action has been taken against those who are guilty regardless of their political background. Gross allegations of relief embezzlement is not true," he added.

The road transport and bridges minister said following directives from the prime minister, so far, cash and relief goods have been distributed among four crore people across the country.

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