Assault on journos: 2 cops withdrawn in Chattogram

Assault on journos: 2 cops withdrawn in Chattogram

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Chattogram, June 9 – Two police sergeants have been withdrawn as they allegedly assaulted three people, including two journalists, in Agrabad Badamtoli intersection in the port city. The withdrawn policemen are- Moshiur Rahman and Shakhawat Hossain.
Senior reporter Nayan Barua Joy and cameraperson of private television channel News 24 Ahadul Islam Babu, said sergeant Moshiur obstructed their motorbike in Badamtoli intersection for taking the wrong side of the road on Friday evening although the sergeant was allowing other vehicles to ply on the wrong side.
At one stage, the sergeant assaulted motorcycle rider, Ajim Uddin.
When they went to the police box, two sergeants-Moshiur and Shakhawat assaulted all of them and tried to snatch the camera, they said.
Being informed, journalist leaders of CUJ ( Chattogram Union of Journalist) and BFUJ ( Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalist) rushed to the spot and observed a sit-in programme protesting the incident.
On information, deputy police commissioner Fateha Yasmin of Chattogram Port Traffic police along with other police officials came to the spot.
Later, they took instant action against the two sergeants. – UNB

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