Update April 24, 2018

Dhaka 5-21 am, 05-August, 2020

DMP commissioner promises action against cops for assaulting journos

Mirajul Moin Joy

24 April 2018, Nirapad News: Dhaka metropolitan police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Tuesday said action will be taken against those who involved in assaulting two journalists.

He also said the police were collecting report in city’s Naya Paltan area on Monday, reports UNB.

The DMP boss came up with the assurance while talking to reporters who went to the DMP headquarters for submitting a memorandum protesting the incident.

Terming the incident as undesirable, Asaduzzaman Mia said, “After investigation, action will be taken against those involved in the attack.”

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.

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.

On Monday, Arman Kaisar, a reporter and camera person Manik of private TV channel ‘Bangla TV’ went to cover a report of a protest programme orgainsed 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.

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