Prothom Alo's correspondent Shamsuzzaman Shams, who was sued under the Digital Security Act (DSA), has been sent to jail on Thursday (March 30).
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Tofazzal Hossain passed the order after Shamsuzzaman was produced before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court this afternoon.
Prashanta Karmaker, Shamsuzzaman's lawyer confirmed the matter.
Shamsuzzaman was shown arrested in the DSA case filed with Ramna police station and taken to court around 9:30am today.
Earlier, police arrested Shams from Savar on the outskirts of the capital early on Wednesday following a news report published in the daily that allegedly tarnished the image of the government.
BDST: 1558 HRS, MAR 30, 2023