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Attack on journalist Hassan Misbah: BHRF demands exemplary punishment of guilty

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 12th August, 2022 08:40:53 PM
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Bangladesh Health Reporters’ Forum (BHRF) demanded exemplary punishment of the guilty doctor who carried out attack on journalist Hassan Mesbah.

The BHRF leaders made the demand while addressing a human chain at the Jatiya Press Club in the capital on Friday. The organization organized the event in protest against the attack on Independent television reporter Hassan Mesbah. 

They also demanded cancellation of the BMDC registration of the guilty doctor HM Osmani who carried out attack on Hassan Mesbah.

Presiding over the human chain, the BHRF president Rashed Rabbi warned that if exemplary punishment of the guilty is not ensured then the journalists will go for tougher agitation programme in the next.

“Registration of the attacker doctor HM Osmani will have to be cancelled within next 15 days,” he said.
The journalists’ leaders also criticized the mysterious silence of health and family minister Zahid Maelque regarding the attack on the journalists.

They also demanded punishment of the police sub inspector of Kamrangirchar thana in allegation of helping the doctor to carry out attack on Hassan Mesbah.

Conducted by the BHRF general secretary Mynul Hassan Sohel, the programme was also addressed among others by organizing secretary Mustafa Mojammel Komol, executive member Ainal Hossain, journalist leader Basir Jamal, Dhaka Union of Journalists former executive member Gulam Mujtaba Dhrubo,Dhaka Reporters’ Unity leader Md Mainul Islam.

On August 9, Dr HM Osmani along with his cohorts carried out attack on Hassan Mesbah when he went to collect information at SPA diagnostic centre in Kamrangirchar. The SPA diagnostic centre was running with fake doctor and without approval of the government.