BCL men attack journalist

DU Correspondent | Published: 19:06, Mar 25,2021 | Updated: 19:08, Mar 25,2021


Injured journalist Abid Hasan Rasel is being taken to hospital.- New Age photo

Leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League on Thursday afternoon allegedly  attacked an on-duty campus journalist while covering the event of ‘Jeyafat’ programme under the banner ‘People of Bangladesh’.

The victim is Abid Hasan Rasel, Dhaka University reporter of Bangla Tribune.

According to eyewitnesses, he was severely beaten by BCL leaders and activists with bamboo stick. They also snatched away his mobile phone and press card.

Later, Rasel was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

The incident took place at about 5:30pm in front of TSC of DU campus.

Besides, repeated attempt were made to reach BCL president Al Nahiyan Khan Joy and secretary Lekhak Bhattacharjee for comments but they did not pick up the call.

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