Journalist’s house attacked for protesting at drug peddling in Tangail

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:38, Apr 03,2020


A group of suspected drug peddlers and their followers attacked the house of New Age correspondent based in Tangail, Habib Khan, as he protested drug peddling in his locality at Dakhkhin Thanapara of the district town Tuesday night.

Habib Khan said that he asked some drug peddlers to refrain from peddling in the area Tuesday evening and the peddlers by at least three motorcycles including one bearing number Tangail-La-12-5831 attacked his residence at about 11:30pm.

He said that he immediately phone the police who rushed to the spot and the peddlers fled the scene.

Tangail Sadar Police sation officer-in-charge Mir Mosharrof Hossain said that Habib lodged a general diary with his police station on Wednesday in this connection.

He said that they were trying to arrest the suspected peddlers.

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