Published:  03:22 PM, 22 April 2020

Attack on a journalist in Jaintapur

Attack on a journalist in Jaintapur

Janomot report: Rezwan Karim Sabbir, a Jaintapur upazila correspondent of the daily Nayadiganta and the daily Sylhet Mirror, a member of the Sylhet Jaintapur Press Club, was attacked by a man named Abul Hasim.

The incident took place at Jantapur Station Market Bazar on Tuesday afternoon.
Seriously injured journalist Rezwan Karim Sabbir was taken to Jaintapur Upazila Health Complex for treatment and the on-duty doctor referred him to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital for better treatment.

Md Hanif, who was with the injured journalist, said that before the Maghrib prayers, Abul Hasim and Rezwan Karim Sabbir had a quarrel over publishing the news of a patient infected with the corona virus at Sarighat in Jaintapur in front of Jaintapur Government High School.He came to the station bazar and attacked the journalist.The journalist was seriously injured.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Jaintapur Model Police Station Shyamal Banik said if any complaint is received, legal action will be taken subject to investigation.

Journalists working at Jaintapur Press Club and Jaintapur Online Press Club have strongly condemned the incident.

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