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Shariatpur journo attacked for shooting video of woman being thrashed

  • Published at 10:19 pm September 20th, 2021

He is a district correspondent of ATN Bangla, ATN News and Bangladesh Pratidin

A journalist in Shariatpur town was brutally attacked and injured by some miscreants for shooting video of them in the act of beating up a woman with iron rods on Monday

Rokonuzzaman Parvez, 40, is a district correspondent of ATN Bangla, ATN News and Bangladesh Pratidin.

According to the journalist and witnesses some 25 men led by Najmul Madbor and Nayeem Madbor started beating a woman named Najnin Nahar Shyamoli in front of Palong Tulashar Model Govenment Primary School near his shop.

Journalist Parvez started recording a video of the incident and the woman at one point took shelter in the shop to save herself.

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As the group noticed him taking footage and engaged in an argument with Parvez.

 Later they started beating him with iron rods mercilessly.

Palang model station police rescued the journalist from the spot and admitted him to Shariatpur Sadar Hospital. 

Abul Kashem Madbor, the father of accused Najmul and Nayeem said he has no information of such incident happening but demanded justice if they did something wrong.

Officer-in-Charge Md Akter Hossain of Palang model police station said a case will be filed in this regard and the attackers will be brought under law after investigation.