2 journos assaulted in Cumilla

11 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CUMILLA: The autho-rities of Denim Processing Plant Lt on Thursday allegedly assaulted two journalists for reporting the rape of a garment worker in Belasahar area of Chandina upazila, reports UNB.

The journalists were identified as Md Abdul Baten and Md Jakir Hossain, local correspondents of Daily Jugantor and Jaijaidin.

A team of 12 people led by Denim Processing Plant owner’s cousin launched the attack at 7:45am while they were going to Jakir’s house.

The attackers also snatched away their phones and camera, said Abdul Baten.