Journalist Muzakkir murder: Case filed against unnamed persons
Published: 12:48 PM, 23 February 2021 Updated: 12:50 PM, 23 February 2021
Journalist Burhan Uddin Muzakkir; File Photo
Journalist Burhan Uddin Muzakkir’s father Nawab Ali Master filed a case accusing unnamed persons in the case of murdering Burhan Uddin who was killed in a shootout between two factions in Companiganj.
He filed the case with Companiganj police station at 11:00 am on Tuesday.
Companiganj Police Station OC Mir Zahidul Rony said the father of the deceased journalist Burhan Uddin Muzakkir had filed a case accusing the unnamed persons. “We will conduct an impartial investigation and take action as per the law.”
Earlier, the two factions clashed in front of the party office at Fakira Bazar in the upazila around 4:45 pm on Friday. Police fired batons, blank shots and tear gas to control the situation. Journalist Muzakki was shot and more than 50 people were injured in the clash.
Among the injured, 20 were admitted to Basurhat Upazila Health Complex. On the same day, journalist Muzakkir was sent to Dhaka. He died at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) around 10:45 pm on Saturday.