12 Journalist injured in Nawabganj attack

Somewhere around twelve writers on obligation to cover race news were harmed and 16 vehicles conveying them vandalized as unidentified heels assaulted them at a rest house near Nawabganj Police Station this evening.

A pack of 30 or 35 aggressors covered in suppressors all of a sudden went into the visitor house and kept assaulting the columnists from private TV station Jamuna and its sister concern Bangla day by day paper Jugantor around 10:30pm, Jugantor senior correspondent Sirajul Islam disclosed to The Daily Star.

A sum of 40 columnists and drivers of Jamuna Television and Jugantor boarded Shamim Guest House at Kolakopa Bandura in Nawabganj to cover electioneering of the up and coming eleventh national decisions for the Dhaka-1 supporters, he said.

Shamim Khan, Dhamrai journalist of Jugantor, has been absent since the episode, he affirmed.

The assault proceeded for 20 minutes in which a few rooms on the third floor and around 16 vehicles left first floor were vandalized, Islam said.

The writers were restricted to their spaces for around 60 minutes, he included.

Sushant Sinha, unique journalist of Jamuna TV reverberated Sirajul Islam including that they quickly called neighborhood Upazila Nirbahi Offcier and officer responsible for Nawabganj Police Station yet without any result.

Jugantor staff columnist Yasin said that the aggressors were furnished with bar, hokey sticks and nation made sharp weapons.

The Daily Star endeavored to achieve the Superintendent of Police of Dhaka region and officer responsible for Nawabganj Police Station over telephone for their rendition however none-of them grabbed calls.

Quamrul Hasan, sub-monitor of Nawabganj police headquarters, was seen on Jamuna TV to have touched base at the scene later to gather proof of the occurrence and was heard saying that they would investigate the episode.

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