Former state minister Murad leaves country

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News Desk :
Disgraced former State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Murad Hassan left the country for Canada, an official at the immigration of Dhaka airport said, reports UNB.
He said an Emirates flight carrying Murad
and 399 other passengers took off for Canada from Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 1:20am on Thursday night.
They said Murad entered the VIP terminal of the airport around 9:15pm.
On Tuesday, Murad Hassan quit the cabinet following the instruction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for his offensive and indecent remarks on women.
Murad had been under increasing criticism by various quarters for his disrespectful remarks on women in an interview on social media. Several audios and videos containing indecent remarks by Murad Hassan also went viral on social media during the last few days.
Meanwhile, a two-year-old phone conversation of the junior minister with actor Mamnun Hasan Emon and actress Mahiya Mahi recently went viral on social media. In that audio clip, Murad made “derogatory comments” on the actress, threatened her and gave her an alleged indecent proposal.

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