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Case filed over beating up journalist in Pabna

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Published: 19:04, 17 April 2024  
Case filed over beating up journalist in Pabna

Journalist Md Manik Hossain

A case was filed over beating up a local journalist and breaking his leg by a group of criminals in Puibeel village of Vangura upazila in Pabna for publishing news on adulterated milk being manufactured.

The victim’s father Ismail Hossain filed the case with Vangura Police Station yesterday night.

Police are yet to arrest anybody in this connection.

Md Nazmul Haque, officer-in-charge (OC) of Vangura Police Station, confirmed the filing of the case.

Earlier, a group of criminals beat up local journalist Md Manik Hossain and broke his leg in Puibeel village of Vangura upazila in Pabna.

Md Manik Hossain is Vangura upazila correspondent of Daily Vorer Kagoj and the joint secretary of Vangura Press Club.

Manik came under attack after he along with some journalists recently took photos and videos of adulterated milk being manufactured in two factories in the upazila. After the news was published, it angered the fraudsters.

Locals rescued him and admitted him to Vangura Upazila Health Complex. He was later shifted to Pabna General Hospital for better treatment.

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