Govt official ‘assaults’ journalists

Our Correspondent

10 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

MEHERPUR: A government official of the district Social Service Office and his associates are alleged to have assaulted two journalists on Sunday.

The victims were Zakir Hossain, district correspon-dent of Reuters (Bangladesh) and Abu Akter Karan, Meherpur district corres-pondent of news channel DBC. Karan said Social Service Officer Abdul Kader locked them in a secret room when they went to the office for reporting purposes.