Thursday, April 18, 2019 | ePaper

Attackers on journos to be held by Saturday: Inu

  • Print
Staff Reporter :
Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu has expressed the hope that whoever be the attackers on journalists during the recent students protest demanding safe roads will be possible to arrest them by Saturday (August 11).
He announced to provide free treatment to injured journalists, saying that an allocation has already been given for their treatment.
The minister said this during a meeting with the members of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists and the Executive Committee of Dhaka Union of Journalists at his secretariat office on Thursday.
State Minister for Information Minister Tarana Halim, Information Secretary Abdul Malek, Pricipal Information Officer Kamrun Nahar, BFUJ President Molla Jalal, DUJ President Abu Zafar Surjya and General Secretary of the two organizations Shaban Mahmud and Sohel Haider Chowdhury were present in the meeting.
Hasanu Huq Innu informed the journalists that the government is active to bring the attackers to book for punishment.
The journalist leaders told the Information Minister that some of the government and party men told them that those who attacked the journalists had entered the BCL from Jamaat-Shibir. If that is the case, then the attackers should be arrested to make the thing clear.
They expressed anger for not arresting the attackers on journalists yet and said that this could be due to the lack of goodwill of the government.
The journalist leaders also agreed to build the country as per the hopes and aspirations of the Liberation War forgetting all the differences.

More News For this Category

Hearing on Gatco case deferred

Court Correspondent :A special judge court of Dhaka  yesterday deferred the hearing on charge framing in Gatco corruption case against BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and 17 others to

Woman 'gang-raped' in Feni

Staff Reporter :A woman was "gang-raped" allegedly by three men at a village in Sonagazi upazila of Feni on Tuesday night.Police arrested an alleged rapist, Noor Alam, 35, on

Priest 'rapes' child in Jashore

Benapole Correspondent :A priest of a temple allegedly raped a 6-year old child inside a temple at Birampur village under Jashore sadar upazila. The police arrested the priest on

ISB looks for partnership with BD institutions

UNB, Dhaka :Indian School of Business (ISB) is keen to partner with Bangladeshi business, academic and public institutions to help enhance their capacity to accomplish tasks in a smarter

HC refuses to accept writ over re-fixing of Shab-e-Barat date

UNB, Dhaka :The High Court on Wednesday once again refused to accept a petition seeking its directives to take necessary steps to fix the date of Shab-e-Barat on April

Man slaughtered by 'in-laws': 2 held

UNB, Gaibandha :A man was slaughter allegedly by his in-laws at Kishoreghari village in Palashbari upazila on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Momirul Islam of Jhalingi village

Case filed over Bogura BNP leader murder

UNB, Bogura :A case has been filed against eleven people in connection with the murder of BNP leader Shahin.Akhtar Jahan Shilpi, wife of Shahin, filed the case against six

Saudi court adjourns hearing in trial of women activists

Saudi court adjourns hearing in trial of women activists

AFP :A Saudi court on Wednesday adjourned a hearing in the trial of 11 women activists which has drawn international censure, officials said, just days after campaigners reported a

Ex-President Bashir moved to prison

Ex-President Bashir moved to prison

BBC Online :Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup.Reports say the ex-leader has until

Several illegal buildings being bulldozed by BIWTA at Bhatulia Mouza on the bank of Turag River as part of continuous demolition drive on Wednesday.

Several illegal buildings being bulldozed by BIWTA at Bhatulia Mouza on the bank of Turag River as part of continuous demolition drive on Wednesday.

.