Bijoy TV journalist stabbed dead in Dhamarai

Staff Correspondent | Published: 19:58, Sep 03,2020


Julhas Uddin.

A local correspondent of private television channel Bijoy TV was stabbed to death at Barabaria of Dhamrai in Dhaka on Thursday.

The deceased Julhas Uddin, 35, son of Rais Uddin, was a resident of Dakkhin Hatkora village of Gangutia union of the upazila.

He was the vice-president of Dhamrai Press Club.

Witnesses said that a man with his cohort attacked the journalist with a sharp knife at around 3:30pm while he was returning home from Manikhanj.

Locals rushed critically injured Julhas to Manikganj Sadar Hospital where the duty doctor declared him as dead.

Dhamrai police station officer-in-charge Dipok Chandra Saha said that the police detained two people, Shahin and Moazzem, in this connection.

He said, ‘Shahin is the former husband of Julhas’s second wife. The incident might have happened following family issue.’

A case was filed in this connection, said the OC.

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