Dhaka, March 12 -- The lawyer is one of the 37 people who have sent legal notices to bdnews24.com, asking the news publisher to remove old reports on HBM Iqbal and his family. Both the lawyer and his 'aggrieved' client in Sylhet say they are unaware of the incident, let alone sending the notice.

The notice bears the signature of Md Moazzem Hossain Chowdhury, a lawyer of Sylhet Bar Association. The notice written on his letterhead was served on behalf of Harunur Rashid on Feb 9 to four senior editors of bdnews24.com.

It demanded the removal of the reports published between 2007 and 2017 on court proceedings or orders in cases against Iqbal, a former Awami League MP, and his family.

The notice threatened to file a case against bdnews24.c...