Action to be taken for assaulting journalists: DMP chief

Dhaka, Wednesday   19 June 2019

Action to be taken for assaulting journalists: DMP chief

 Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 05:51 PM, 24 April 2018  

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Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said that action will be taken against those involved in assaulting two journalists while they were collecting report in city’s Nayapaltan area on Monday.

The DMP chief said this while talking to reporters who went to the DMP headquarters for submitting a memorandum protesting the incident on Tuesday. 

DMP chief Asaduzzaman Mia said the incident is undesirable and action will be taken against those involved in the attack after the investigation.

Earlier in the day, a number of journalists formed a human chain in front of the DMP Commissioner’s office and later submitted a memorandum to the DMP commissioner protesting the attack on two journalists.

On Monday, Arman Kaiser, a reporter and camera person Manik of private TV channel ‘Bangla TV’ went to cover a report of a protest program organized by Dhaka South unit of BNP in front of the party headquarters.

At one stage, Deputy Commissioner Anwar Hossain of Motijheel division physically assaulted the two journalists.

Kamruzzaman Khan, former general secretary of the Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh (CRAB), Morsalin Nomani, former general secretary of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU), its former president Abu Darda Zubair and executive member of Dhaka Union of Journalist Golam Mostafa, among others, took part at the human chain.

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