CHITTAGONG, Feb 17: Two more sedition cases had been filed against The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam, in the port city on Wednesday.
AM AL Mamun, Chairman of Sitakunda Upazila also the President of North Zilla Jubo League, filed the cases with Chittagong Metropolitan Magistrate Court this morning. Metropolitan Public Prosecutor M Fakruddin Chowdhury confirmed the news to the Daily Observer.
The court also ordered summoned Mahfuz Anam to appear before the court.
Meanwhile, the spree of legal actions came after Anam spoke of lapse in his editorial judgement in publishing reports based on information supplied by the country's task force interrogation cell (TFIC) during the caretaker government in 2007-08.