Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has stated that necessary amendments have been made to the Digital Security Law for ensuring security. Besides, there have been various discussions and criticisms about this law. Speaking to journalists at the end of an event in the National Museum’s Nonilikantha Bhattashali Gallery in the capital on Monday (August 7), he made these remarks.
At the unveiling ceremony of the biographical film ‘Bangabandhu Renu’s Logo and Website’, which portrays the life and work-based journey of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s co-religionist Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, the Minister mentioned that many have spoken about the Digital Security Law, and journalists have also discussed this matter.
He stated that the Prime Minister had instructed the Law Minister to examine the digital security laws or cyber laws of other countries and their provisions regarding security. The Law Minister has made some changes to the law based on that. For example, they reduced the penalty for bail and explained it very beautifully. Necessary amendments to the Digital Security Law have been made as required.
The Minister mentioned that for the advancement of the rule of law, they are always making efforts. Everything that needs to be done is being done. The effectiveness of the law enforcement agencies in maintaining law and order has led to a significant reduction in crime in society. During the current government’s time, the capability of the law enforcement agencies has also increased due to the rule of law. They are also collaborating with the developed world in terms of technology.