Police arrested a young man from Beanibazar upazila of Sylhet allegedly for derogatory comments on the Prime Minister and police on short-form video hosting platform TikTok on Sunday night.
The arrestee is Mohi Uddin Manna,25, son of Manik Mia of Muchegul village of Baralekha Upazila of Moulvibazar. He used to live in a rented house in Mallapur village.
On Sunday night, police conducted a drive in Dakshin Bazar of Sylhet's Beanibazar and arrested him from his tea shop, Police Inspector (Investigation) of Biyanibazar Police Station, Mehdi Hasan, said.
Manna made derogatory remarks and spread propaganda against the Prime Minister and police on his Tiktok ID over the recent price hike of fuel oil, added the officer.
Chhatra League leader Zahidul Haque Tahmid lodged a complaint under the Digital Security Act at Beanibazar Police Station as the plaintiff.
He will be produced before the court on Monday.