The blogger, Asaduzzaman Noor aka Asad Noor, was on the run after the pinnacle of an Islamic seminary filed a case towards him on January 11 this yr beneath the Info and Communication Expertise (ICT) Act, bdnews24.com reported.
He was arrested from Hazrat Shahjalal Worldwide Airport in Dhaka whereas making an attempt to board a Kathmundu-bound flight, a senior police official was quoted as saying.
Immigration police stated that Mr Noor was detained after his passport quantity raised purple flag within the immigration system on the airport.
Mr Noor was charged beneath Bangladesh’s strict web legal guidelines and will withstand 14 years in jail if discovered responsible.
Tons of of Muslims had staged demonstrations towards Mr Noor this yr after Bangladesh Islami Andolon Amtali unit President Mufti Omar Farooq filed the case towards him.
In recent times, Islamist extremists have hacked to demise a dozen bloggers, publishers and activists, and compelled a number of others to flee the nation.
Following the assaults, the federal government launched a crackdown on extremist teams.